Fountain Middle School

  • Fountain Middle School serves 916 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 37% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fountain Middle 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 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Fountain Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Fountain Middle School's student population of 916 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students916 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fountain Middle 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 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fountain Middle School is 0.65, 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#1086 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
31%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
49%
53%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fountain Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.650.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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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