1810 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School serves 1,022 students in grades 6-8.
Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 71% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School's student population of 1,022 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,022 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School is 0.45, 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
#212 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
73%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,022 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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