7094 Cottonwood Tree Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80927
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Banning Lewis Ranch Academy serves 1,248 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
Banning Lewis Ranch Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Banning Lewis Ranch Academy's student population of 1,248 students has grown by 65% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 63% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-9
Total Students
1,248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Banning Lewis Ranch Academy is ranked within the top 50% 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 Banning Lewis Ranch Academy is 0.58, 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#736 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
61%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Students: 1,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 30%)

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