Fountain-fort Carson High School

  • Fountain-fort Carson High School serves 1,865 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fountain-fort Carson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Fountain-fort Carson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Fountain-fort Carson High School's student population of 1,865 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,865 students
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Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fountain-fort Carson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fountain-fort Carson High School is 0.69, which is more 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#1166 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
34%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
46%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fountain-fort Carson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.690.60
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Graduation Rate
92%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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