Ellis Elementary School

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1651 S Dahlia St

Denver, CO 80222

(720) 424-7700

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Ellis Elementary School

My son has attended Ellis since 3rd grade he is now in 5th grade. I highly recomend this school. my son is a GT student and Ellis has done eveything in thier power to support his academic and social needs. Thhe emphasis on diversity and personal and civic responseibility have been paramount in the social ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/20/14

Ellis Elementary is a great school for my son! He tells me every day that he loves school and comes home at night eager to show me what he has learned during the day. The teachers are caring and compassionate and I know his emotional wellbeing is taken into account by every adult he comes into contact ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/12

I have been a community partner for 6 years and a parent for 2 years. I could not be happier with the education my kids get. The leadership is some of the most thoughtful I've seen in my 10 years working in and around the public school system. The diversity of the community is valued and there is a lot ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/12

My child went to Ellis Elementary School and had a wonderful experience. He learned leadership as well as academics. Last year he graduated from Denver East High School as Valedictorian and is now a Freshman at Stanford. I know that urban schools have their challenges, but we loved the diversity and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

This school is amazing, how there are so many different students here that are from all around the world.

Posted by a other on 02/04/11

Re: 'The school is dirty and rundown.' This is a school full of wonderful teachers and committed staff. Certainly it does not have the resources for upkeep that a wealthy school like Stanley British has. However, it is a school for learning, from whatever a student's socio-economic class or background.

Posted by a parent on 05/13/09

The school is dirty and rundown.

Posted by a parent on 05/12/09

This school is a GEM! I've been working with students, teachers, and administration to make the school more environmentally friendly and I could not have been more impressed. Ellis is a very diverse school with an extremely dedicated and cheerful staff. The school appeared very organized and the students ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/04/08

I am the parent of a kindergartener at Ellis school. I have found that my child has learned well so far. They load the kids with homework every week and have them write a story every day. I am concerned about wether or not my child is recieving the one on one attention he needs. I am also concerned ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/02/05

my daughter excelled in Ellis. What a treat to come to this school and to see her thrive. Great teachers. We loved this school. I only wish that she could have been there more then 1 semester.

Posted by a parent on 08/20/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Ellis Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ellis Elementary School
Denver Public Schools No. 1
* In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Denver schools — Ellis Elementary School is located at 1651 S Dahlia St, Denver CO 80222. 1651 S Dahlia St is in the 80222 ZIP code in Denver, CO The school district for Ellis Elementary School is the Denver Public Schools No. 1. Ellis Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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