2510 North Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning serves 301 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning's student population of 301 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#278 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Academy For Advanced And Creative Learning and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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