Howbert Elementary School

Howbert Elementary School serves 312 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Howbert Elementary School operates within the Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District.

Overview

The student population of 312 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 312 students
Howbert Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Howbert Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Howbert Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Howbert Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Howbert Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
24%
32%
Howbert Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
2%
5%
Howbert Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
69%
56%
Howbert Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Howbert Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Howbert Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.39
Howbert Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
34%
Howbert Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Howbert Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,283 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,085 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,080 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
3
Number of Students Managed 32,283 561
Colorado Springs,   No. 11, In The County Of E School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $296 MM $7 MM
Colorado Springs,   No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $325 MM $7 MM
Colorado Springs,   No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,085 $11,613
Colorado Springs,   No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,080 $12,022
Colorado Springs,   No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Coronado High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Holmes Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado SpringsHolmes Middle School
    2455 Mesa Rd
    Colorado SpringsCO 80904
    (719)328-3800
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 691 students                      
  • Colorado SpringsCoronado High School
    1590 West Fillmore St
    Colorado SpringsCO 80904
    (719)328-3600
    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1379 students                      
  • Colorado SpringsThe Bijou School
    Alternative School
    2904 West Kiowa St
    Colorado SpringsCO 80904
    (719)328-7900
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 104 students                      
  • Colorado SpringsWest Elementary School
    25 North 20th St
    Colorado SpringsCO 80904
    (719)328-4900
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 300 students                      
  • Colorado SpringsWest Middle School
    1920 West Pikes Peak Ave
    Colorado SpringsCO 80904
    (719)328-3900
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 261 students                      

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