Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An

1060 Harrison Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80905-3586
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public high schools serving 3,679 students in Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Colorado.
Public High Schools in Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Colorado public high school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Public High School in Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An have a Graduation Rate of 80%, which is less than the Colorado average of 81%.
The school with highest graduation rate is James Irwin Charter High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Colorado or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public high school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
31 Schools
544 Schools
# Students
13,002 Students
326,839 Students
# Teachers
837 Teachers
18,189 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CO)
#132 out of 180 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
16%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An 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 2020-21 school year data.
80%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.66
0.61
# American Indian Students
83 Students
2,242 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
295 Students
10,960 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
6,625 Students
113,137 Students
% Hispanic Students
51%
35%
# Black Students
1,479 Students
14,057 Students
% Black Students
11%
4%
# White Students
3,396 Students
171,040 Students
% White Students
26%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
85 Students
945 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,039 Students
14,458 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
411
# Students in K Grade:
1,117
3,381
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,065
3,492
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,102
3,636
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,041
3,662
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,033
3,738
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,073
3,949
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,070
6,517
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,025
8,714
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,045
9,503
# Students in 9th Grade:
976
71,759
# Students in 10th Grade:
861
69,031
# Students in 11th Grade:
818
67,423
# Students in 12th Grade:
776
71,623
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,678 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,247. The school district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,541 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$165 MM
$13,426 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$189 MM
$13,702 MM
This chart display total spending of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,678
$15,247
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,541
$15,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James Irwin Charter High School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5525 Astrozon Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 576-8055
Grades: 9-12
| 416 students
Rank: #22.
Career Readiness Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2883 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 579-2580
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
Rank: #33.
Atlas Preparatory High School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1628 South Murray Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 358-7196
Grades: 9-12
| 512 students
Rank: #44.
Harrison High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2755 Janitell Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 579-2080
Grades: 9-12
| 1,129 students
Rank: #55.
Sierra High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 Jet Wing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 579-2090
Grades: 9-12
| 945 students
Rank: n/an/a
2400 Slater Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
(719) 579-2160
Grades: K-12
| 324 students
Rank: n/an/a
The Vanguard School (High)
Charter School
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Grades: 9-12
| 311 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 31 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 13,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : 80% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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