Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 8,338 students in Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District are Weikel Elementary School, Abrams Elementary School and Fountain-fort Carson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,906 Schools
# Students
8,338 Students
908,399 Students
# Teachers
502 Teachers
51,886 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 185 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#75 out of 186 school districts
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.60
# American Indian Students
93 Students
6,434 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
96 Students
28,790 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,010 Students
305,728 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
34%
# Black Students
960 Students
41,613 Students
% Black Students
12%
5%
# White Students
4,168 Students
485,230 Students
% White Students
50%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
170 Students
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
841 Students
37,867 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
356
33,045
# Students in K Grade:
819
63,422
# Students in 1st Grade:
757
64,772
# Students in 2nd Grade:
713
65,441
# Students in 3rd Grade:
707
67,781
# Students in 4th Grade:
697
69,588
# Students in 5th Grade:
625
69,651
# Students in 6th Grade:
628
69,198
# Students in 7th Grade:
576
67,806
# Students in 8th Grade:
468
67,746
# Students in 9th Grade:
511
69,916
# Students in 10th Grade:
522
66,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
488
65,098
# Students in 12th Grade:
471
67,960
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,318 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,208. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,421 is less than the state median of $14,253. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$103 MM
$8 MM
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Spending
$104 MM
$8 MM
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Revenue / Student
$12,318
$15,208
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,421
$14,253
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Weikel Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6565 Lindstrom Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80902
(719) 358-4320
Grades: PK-5
| 779 students
Rank: #22.
Abrams Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 Chiles Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80902
(719) 382-1490
Grades: K-5
| 520 students
Rank: #33.
Fountain-fort Carson High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
900 Jimmy Camp Road
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 382-1640
Grades: 9-12
| 1,874 students
Rank: #44.
Eagleside Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9750 Sentry Drive
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 382-1520
Grades: PK-5
| 620 students
Rank: #55.
Mountainside Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5506 Harr Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80902
(719) 382-1430
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #66.
Mesa Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Camino Del Rey
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 382-1370
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #77.
Jordahl Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Progress Drive
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 382-1400
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #88.
Carson Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6200 Prussman Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80902
(719) 382-1610
Grades: 6-8
| 694 students
Rank: #99.
Patriot Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7010 Harr Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80902
(719) 382-1460
Grades: K-5
| 652 students
Rank: #1010.
Fountain Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
515 N. Sante Fe
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 382-1580
Grades: 6-8
| 974 students
Rank: #1111.
Aragon Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
211 South Main Street
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 382-1340
Grades: K-5
| 428 students
Rank: #1212.
Welte Education Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Lyckman Dr
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 382-1550
Grades: 6-12
| 122 students
10605 Jimmy Camp Road
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 304-3500
Grades: PK
| 179 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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