Galileo School Of Math And Science

  • Galileo School Of Math And Science serves 498 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (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 22% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) 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 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Galileo School Of Math And Science places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Galileo School Of Math And Science's student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galileo School Of Math And Science's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galileo School Of Math And Science is 0.66, which is more 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#1543 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
34%
34%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
46%
53%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs No. 11 in the county of E School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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