Banning Lewis Ranch Academy

  • Banning Lewis Ranch Academy serves 1,248 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Banning Lewis Ranch Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 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%.

Top Placements

Banning Lewis Ranch Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Banning Lewis Ranch Academy's student population of 1,248 students has grown by 66% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Total Students1,248 students
This chart display total students of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Banning Lewis Ranch Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#449 out of 1718 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
61%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.580.60
This chart display the diversity score of Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Banning Lewis Ranch Academy 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFalcon School District No. 49 In The County Of El Paso And School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Banning Lewis Ranch Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Read why good diet and nutrition is important for high student performance.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.