High Plains Elementary School serves 255 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
High Plains 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 255 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 51%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 20-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
High Plains Elementary School's student population of 255 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
High Plains Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of High Plains Elementary School is 0.65, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#985 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is High Plains Elementary School's ranking?
High Plains Elementary School is ranked #985 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are High Plains Elementary School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend High Plains Elementary School?
255 students attend High Plains Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of High Plains Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of High Plains Elementary School?
High Plains Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does High Plains Elementary School offer ?
High Plains Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is High Plains Elementary School part of?
High Plains Elementary School is part of Academy School District No. 20 In The County Of El Paso An.
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