D C S Montessori Charter School

D C S Montessori Charter School serves 404 students in grades KG-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
D C S Montessori Charter School operates within the Douglas County , No. Re 1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 404 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 404 students
D C S Montessori Charter School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
D C S Montessori Charter School Total Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade D C S Montessori Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less 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 16:1 16:1
D C S Montessori Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
D C S Montessori Charter School American Indian Students (2001-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
D C S Montessori Charter School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
8%
32%
D C S Montessori Charter School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
83%
56%
D C S Montessori Charter School White Students (1998-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
D C S Montessori Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups D C S Montessori Charter 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.
0.30 0.39
D C S Montessori Charter School Diversity Score (1999-2013)
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.
3%
34%
D C S Montessori Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
1%
7%
D C S Montessori Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 66,728 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,676 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,329 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Douglas County , No. Re 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
3
Number of Students Managed 66,728 561
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $568 MM $7 MM
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $607 MM $7 MM
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $11,613
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,329 $12,022
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 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 Rock Canyon High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rocky Heights Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buffalo Ridge Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Castle RockBuffalo Ridge Elementary School
    7075 North Shoreham Dr
    Castle RockCO 80108
    (303)387-5575
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 501 students                      
  • Castle RockTimber Trail Elementary School
    690 West Castle Pines Parkway
    Castle RockCO 80108
    (303)387-5700
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 596 students                      
  • Lone TreeRocky Heights Middle School
    11033 Monarch Blvd
    Lone TreeCO 80124
    (303)387-3300
    3.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1390 students                      
  • Lone TreeRock Canyon High School
    5810 Mac Arthur Ranch Rd
    Lone TreeCO 80124
    (303)387-3000
    3.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1785 students                      
  • Castle RockCastle View High School
    5254 North Meadows Dr
    Castle RockCO 80109
    (303)387-0100
    4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1717 students                      

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