Mc Elwain Elementary School

1020 Dawson Dr, Thornton, CO 80229 | (720) 972-5500
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 490
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1020 Dawson Drive, Thornton, CO 80229
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: 490
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 234 (47.8%)
  • Females: 256 (52.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 30 (6.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 426 (86.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 456 (93.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mc Elwain Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.8%
Black244.9%
Asian30.6%
Hispanic40582.7%
White5411.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mc Elwain Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten8216.7%
1st Grade9018.4%
2nd Grade10421.2%
3rd Grade6914.1%
4th Grade7615.5%
5th Grade6914.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 65%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:35%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,442
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Mc Elwain Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,66935%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$53,32065%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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