Grant Elementary School

  • Grant Elementary School serves 489 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Grant 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher 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

Grant Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Grant Elementary School's student population of 489 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grant Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grant Elementary 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 School Rank (16-17)#796 out of 1718 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
46%
53%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
34%
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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 School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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I went to this elementary school when it first opened 42 years ago. I was in the fourt grade. I stayed for fifth grade. It was a great school! Teachers were excellant! I am now an Elementary School Principal in California.
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