Grant Elementary School

  • Grant Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Grant Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 46%.

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 448 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grant Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grant Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#942 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
33%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
47%
54%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grant Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.640.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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    1.2 miles
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  • Colorado Springs Sabin Middle School
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    1.2 miles
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School Reviews

5  
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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