High Plains Elementary School

  • High Plains Elementary School serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • High Plains Elementary School's student population of 345 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Plains Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Plains Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#967 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
34%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
53%
53%
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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 High Plains Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.630.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in High Plains Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcademy No. 20 in the county of El Paso an School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school to High Plains Elementary School is Aspen Valley Campus (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Academy Online (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Aspen Valley Campus Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 169 students
    0.5 miles
    1450 Chapel Hills Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719)234-6000
    0.5 7-12 169
  • Colorado Springs Academy Online
    Grades: K-12 | 88 students
    0.7 miles
    1110 Chapel Hills Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719)234-1717
    0.7 K-12 88
  • Colorado Springs Briargate Preschool
    Grades: PK | 124 students
    0.7 miles
    1110 Chapel Hills Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719)234-1750
    0.7 PK 124
  • Colorado Springs Rampart High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1694 students
    0.7 miles
    8250 Lexington Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719)234-2000
    0.7 9-12 1694
  • Colorado Springs Academy Endeavour Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
    1.2 miles
    3475 Hampton Park Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    (719)234-5600
    1.2 K-5 574

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