School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 9,695 students in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District are Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School, Widefield Elementary School and Webster Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of 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
School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of 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
16 Schools
1,893 Schools
# Students
9,695 Students
905,726 Students
# Teachers
535 Teachers
51,723 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of 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 81% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#60 out of 186 school districts
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Graduation Rate
81%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of  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
64 Students
6,423 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
121 Students
28,756 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,825 Students
304,737 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
34%
# Black Students
854 Students
41,404 Students
% Black Students
9%
5%
# White Students
4,731 Students
484,030 Students
% White Students
49%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
137 Students
2,271 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
963 Students
37,754 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
437
32,768
# Students in K Grade:
772
63,335
# Students in 1st Grade:
747
64,697
# Students in 2nd Grade:
696
65,383
# Students in 3rd Grade:
738
67,634
# Students in 4th Grade:
764
69,478
# Students in 5th Grade:
729
69,489
# Students in 6th Grade:
751
68,897
# Students in 7th Grade:
701
67,650
# Students in 8th Grade:
641
67,586
# Students in 9th Grade:
695
69,740
# Students in 10th Grade:
684
66,817
# Students in 11th Grade:
669
64,863
# Students in 12th Grade:
671
67,389
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,072 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,173. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,530 is less than the state median of $15,158. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$98 MM
$8 MM
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Spending
$92 MM
$8 MM
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Revenue / Student
$10,072
$16,173
This chart display average revenue per public school student in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of  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
$9,530
$15,158
This chart display average spending per public school student in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of  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 School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6910 Defoe Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3455
Grades: K-5
| 708 students
Rank: #22.
Widefield Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
509 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3335
Grades: K-5
| 398 students
Rank: #33.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
445 Jersey Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3435
Grades: K-5
| 646 students
Rank: #44.
Sproul Junior High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
235 Sumac Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3215
Grades: 6-8
| 563 students
Rank: #55.
Sunrise Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7070 Grand Valley Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3415
Grades: K-5
| 707 students
Rank: #66.
Mesa Ridge High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6070 Mesa Ridge Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,290 students
Rank: #77.
Widefield High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,357 students
Rank: #88.
Talbott Steam Innovation School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Dean Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3475
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #99.
Janitell Junior High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7635 Fountain Mesa Road
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 391-3295
Grades: 6-8
| 789 students
Rank: #1010.
Watson Junior High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
136 Fontaine Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3255
Grades: 6-8
| 727 students
Rank: #1111.
French Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5225 Alturas Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3495
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
Rank: #1212.
Venetucci Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
405 Willis Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3355
Grades: K-5
| 484 students
Rank: #1313.
Pinello Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2515 Cody Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3395
Grades: K-5
| 356 students
Rank: #1414.
Discovery High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3121
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
Rank: #1515.
James Madison Charter Academy School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
660 Syracuse Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3977
Grades: K-7
| 145 students
209 Leta Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 931-3050
Grades: PK
| 437 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 9,695 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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