Career Readiness Academy

2883 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 42 students in grades 9-12, Career Readiness Academy ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 42 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : 50-59% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • : Top 30%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Career Readiness Academy's student population of 42 students has declined by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
42 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Career Readiness Academy ranks within the top 30% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Career Readiness Academy is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#471 out of 1779 schools
(Top 30%)
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<50%
32%
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<50%
45%
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(20-21)
<50%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
48%
35%
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Black
21%
4%
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White
19%
52%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Career Readiness Academy and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Career Readiness Academy and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Career Readiness Academy's ranking?
Career Readiness Academy is ranked #471 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Career Readiness Academy?
The graduation rate of Career Readiness Academy is 50-59%, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 82%.
How many students attend Career Readiness Academy?
42 students attend Career Readiness Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Career Readiness Academy students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 19% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Career Readiness Academy?
Career Readiness Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Career Readiness Academy offer ?
Career Readiness Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Career Readiness Academy part of?
In what neighborhood is Career Readiness Academy located?
Career Readiness Academy is located in the Southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood of Colorado Springs, CO. There are 22 other public schools located in Southeast Colorado Springs.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 42 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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