Fort Collins Montessori School

1900 South Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
  • Fort Collins Montessori School serves 117 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fort Collins Montessori School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Fort Collins Montessori School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Fort Collins Montessori School's student population of 117 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students117 students
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fort Collins Montessori School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fort Collins Montessori School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Collins Montessori School is 0.29, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#491 out of 1718 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
42%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
9%
34%
White
84%
53%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Collins Montessori School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.290.60
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoudre School District R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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