Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy

  • Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy serves 474 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 18% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy's student population of 474 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is 0.61, 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#1508 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
57%
34%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
22%
53%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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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