Focus Academy

Tel: (719)784-2510
Grades: 6-12

26 students

Focus Academy serves 26 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Focus Academy operates within the Fremont Re-2 School District.

Overview

The student population of 26 students has grown by 116% over five years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 26 students
Focus Academy Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 33% Male / 67%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Focus Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade Focus Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 15:1
Focus Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
7%
32%
Focus Academy Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
White
92%
56%
Focus Academy White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Focus Academy Sch Ethnicity Focus Academy Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.76
Focus Academy Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
34%
34%
Focus Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
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.
3% 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,754 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Fremont Re-2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,754 595
Fremont Re-2 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $16 MM n/a
Fremont Re-2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM n/a
Fremont Re-2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,074 $0
Fremont Re-2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,202 $0
Fremont Re-2 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Florence High School (2.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Fremont Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fremont Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Florence Fremont Elementary School
    500 West 5th St
    Florence , CO , 81226
    (719)784-6303
    0  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Florence Fremont Middle School
    215 North Maple
    Florence , CO , 81226
    (719)784-4856
    0.2  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Florence Florence High School
    2006 State Hwy 67
    Florence , CO , 81226
    (719)784-6414
    2.3  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Canon City Mckinley Elementary School
    1240 Mc Kinley St
    Canon City , CO , 81212
    (719)276-6010
    5.6  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Penrose Penrose Elementary School
    100 Illinois
    Penrose , CO , 81240
    (719)372-6777
    5.8  mi  |  245  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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