Free Horizon Montessori Charter School

  • Free Horizon Montessori Charter School serves 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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%.

School Overview

  • Free Horizon Montessori Charter School's student population of 409 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Free Horizon Montessori Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Free Horizon Montessori Charter School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#753 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
84%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.280.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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