Fountain-fort Carson High School

900 Jimmy Camp Road
Fountain, CO 80817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Fountain-fort Carson High School serves 1,874 students in grades 9-12.
Fountain-fort Carson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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 1,874 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,874 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

Fountain-fort Carson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#891 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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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
26%
34%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
47%
53%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.60
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Graduation Rate
88%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
34%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Fountain-fort Carson High School is Welte Education Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jordahl Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fountain Conrad Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 179 students
    0.2 miles
    10605 Jimmy Camp Road
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 304-3500
    0.2 PK 179
  • Fountain Jordahl Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 535 students
    0.3 miles
    800 Progress Drive
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1400
    0.3 K-5 535
  • Fountain Aragon Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
    1.1 miles
    211 South Main Street
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1340
    1.1 K-5 428
  • Fountain Eagleside Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
    1.1 miles
    9750 Sentry Drive
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1520
    1.1 PK-5 620
  • Fountain Welte Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 122 students
    1.1 miles
    330 Lyckman Dr
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1550
    1.1 6-12 122

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