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

1820 Main Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80911-1152
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of 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 18 public schools serving 9,369 students in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Colorado public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
18 Schools
1,941 Schools
# Students
9,369 Students
880,585 Students
# Teachers
579 Teachers
53,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 179 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CO)
#90 out of 179 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
23%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of 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 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
18%
29%
71%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.61
# American Indian Students
49 Students
5,720 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
138 Students
28,116 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,991 Students
305,656 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
35%
# Black Students
765 Students
40,168 Students
% Black Students
8%
4%
# White Students
4,286 Students
455,319 Students
% White Students
46%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
128 Students
2,567 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,012 Students
43,153 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
438
30,884
# Students in K Grade:
720
61,531
# Students in 1st Grade:
677
59,964
# Students in 2nd Grade:
733
61,530
# Students in 3rd Grade:
702
61,294
# Students in 4th Grade:
700
62,059
# Students in 5th Grade:
690
63,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
727
64,472
# Students in 7th Grade:
702
66,826
# Students in 8th Grade:
709
68,888
# Students in 9th Grade:
692
71,759
# Students in 10th Grade:
695
69,031
# Students in 11th Grade:
596
67,423
# Students in 12th Grade:
588
71,623
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,966 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,247. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,944 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$112 MM
$13,426 MM
This chart display total revenue of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$112 MM
$13,702 MM
This chart display total spending of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,966
$15,247
This chart display average revenue per public school student in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of 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
$11,944
$15,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Discovery High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
701 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3121
Grades: 9-12
| 54 students
Rank: #22.
Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6910 Defoe Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3455
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #33.
Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
509 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3335
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #44.
Talbott Steam Innovation School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
401 Dean Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3475
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #55.
Webster Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
445 Jersey Lane
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3435
Grades: K-5
| 492 students
Rank: #66.
French Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5225 Alturas Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3495
Grades: K-5
| 549 students
Rank: #77.
Sproul Junior High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
235 Sumac Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3215
Grades: 6-8
| 552 students
Rank: #88.
Venetucci Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
405 Willis Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3355
Grades: K-5
| 287 students
Rank: #99.
Widefield High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,160 students
Rank: #1010.
Mesa Ridge High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6070 Mesa Ridge Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,234 students
Rank: #1111.
Sunrise Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7070 Grand Valley Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3415
Grades: K-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1212.
Pinello Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2515 Cody Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3395
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #1313.
Grand Mountain School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11060 Fontaine Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80925
(719) 391-3470
Grades: PK-8
| 1,027 students
Rank: #1414.
Janitell Junior High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7635 Fountain Mesa Road
Fountain, CO 80817
(719) 391-3295
Grades: 6-8
| 626 students
Rank: #1515.
Watson Junior High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
136 Fontaine Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3255
Grades: 6-8
| 538 students
Rank: #1616.
D3 My Way Virtual School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
930 Leta Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3080
Grades: K-12
| 343 students
Rank: #1717.
James Madison Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
660 Syracuse Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 391-3977
Grades: K-8
| 96 students
Rank: n/an/a
209 Leta Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719) 931-3050
Grades: PK
| 438 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of?
School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of manages 18 public schools serving 9,369 students.
What is the rank of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of?
School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of is ranked #91 out of 179 school districts in Colorado (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Colorado school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of?
46% of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of?
School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 17:1.
What is School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,944 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 18 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 9,369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : 71% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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