Located in Denver, Colorado, Roots Elementary School, is a Denver County school. An enrollment of 156 students and a student–teacher ratio of 23 students per teacher was reported by the school.
This school received an overall grade of D. Compared to other state schools Roots Elementary School scores are below average. Of elementary schools in the Denver County it is ranked 90. Statewide, Roots Elementary School is ranked 805 for elementary schools.
The school data used in our analysis is collected by the U.S. Department of Education and state boards of education. Grades for safety, academics and learning environment are calculated with these data. These scores are combined to calculate the overall grade. Our methodology page has details on our grading system.
A number of factors, including Colorado standardized test scores, are used to calculate a school’s academics score. Roots Elementary School earned a grade of D for academics. For this measure, this school is below average when compared to other elementary schools in Colorado.
To evaluate the learning environment at a school we look at numerous factors such as teacher certifications, experience and chronic absenteeism. Roots Elementary School performs below average compared to other Colorado elementary schools for learning environment. The school's grade for this metric is D.
Suspension rates and number of physical altercations are used to estimate a school’s safety. Roots Elementary School received a grade of C for safety. For this measure, this school is slightly below average when compared to other elementary schools in Colorado.
Information about the student body at Roots Elementary School is listed below. The demographics of a school are not used as a factor when evaluating its performance.
The closest elementary schools to Roots Elementary School are included below. Use the table to compare The School Review’s grades for these nearby schools. If you would like a complete list of local schools, visit the Denver, Colorado schools page.
|School||Overall Grade||Academic Results||Learning Enviroment||School Safety|
|1||Smith Elementary School||D||D||D||C+|
|3||Stedman Elementary School||C-||C-||D||B-|
|4||Odyssey School of Denver||A-||A-||B+||A+|
|5||Swigert International School||A||A+||C-||A-|
At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.
We rank elementary schools across three criteria: Academics, Learning Environment, and Safety. We assess Academics using statewide standardized test scores, by comparing each school’s test performance to the distribution of elementary schools on the same test in the state. We then compute overall achievement by averaging a school’s standardized performance across subjects and years. We evaluate a school’s Learning Environment by combining various classroom indicators, such as the ratio of teachers to students and the percent of teachers who are novice, uncertified, or chronically absent. Finally, we measure the Safety of an elementary school from the percent of students receiving in-school and out-of-school suspensions and the reported incidents of physical altercations per 100 students. While we recognize any ranking metric is inherently subjective, we believe our grades can serve as a valuable resource to help students and parents compare neighborhood schools and find the best school to fit their desired educational needs.