Pennington Elementary School

4645 Independence St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 | (303) 982-0089
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 287
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4645 Independence Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 287
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 133 (46.3%)
  • Females: 154 (53.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (8.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 175 (61.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 200 (69.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pennington Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian62.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pennington Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade3712.9%
2nd Grade3010.5%
3rd Grade4315.0%
4th Grade269.1%
5th Grade258.7%
6th Grade3512.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 42%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:58%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,460
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Pennington Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,33925%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$53,83475%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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