5250 Farthing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School's student population of 341 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School is 0.42, 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
#27 out of 1783 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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