5225 Alturas Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
French Elementary School serves 590 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
French Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

French Elementary School's student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

French Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of French Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#970 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
15-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
44%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are French Elementary School often compared to?

French Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pinello Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

How many students attend French Elementary School?

590 students attend French Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of French Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of French Elementary School?

French Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does French Elementary School offer ?

French Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is French Elementary School part of?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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