Fountain Middle School

515 N. Sante Fe
Fountain, CO 80817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Fountain Middle School serves 974 students in grades 6-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 36% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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 974 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students974 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Fountain Middle 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 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1231 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
34%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
51%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Middle School is Welte Education Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aragon Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fountain Aragon Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
    0.4 miles
    211 South Main Street
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1340
    0.4 K-5 428
  • Fountain Welte Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 122 students
    0.4 miles
    330 Lyckman Dr
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1550
    0.4 6-12 122
  • Fountain Mesa Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
    1.2 miles
    400 Camino Del Rey
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1370
    1.2 K-5 509
  • Fountain Conrad Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 179 students
    1.3 miles
    10605 Jimmy Camp Road
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 304-3500
    1.3 PK 179
  • Fountain Eagleside Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
    1.4 miles
    9750 Sentry Drive
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719) 382-1520
    1.4 PK-5 620

School Reviews

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