Freedom Elementary School

5280 Butterfield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80923
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Freedom Elementary School serves 499 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Freedom Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Freedom Elementary School's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Freedom Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Freedom Elementary School is 0.51, which is less 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
#792 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
34%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
68%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Freedom Elementary School is Vista Ridge High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jenkins Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Jenkins Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 987 students
    0.9 miles
    6410 Austin Bluffs Parkway
    Colorado Springs, CO 80923
    (719) 328-5300
    0.9 6-8 987
  • Colorado Springs Prairie Hills Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 436 students
    1.0 miles
    8025 Telegraph Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719) 234-5100
    1 K-5 436
  • Colorado Springs Scott Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
    1.0 miles
    6175 Whetstone Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80923
    (719) 328-6200
    1 PK-5 599
  • Colorado Springs Martinez Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    1.4 miles
    6460 Vickers Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    (719) 328-6100
    1.4 PK-5 480
  • Colorado Springs Pioneer Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 417 students
    1.5 miles
    3663 Woodland Hills Dr
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    (719) 234-5000
    1.5 K-5 417

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