Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy
Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 5%)
- Student Attention Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%)
Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy's student population of 523 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-8|
|Total Students||523 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||33 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is 0.62, 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 Data||This School||State Level (CO)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#1727 out of 1768 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||17:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Colorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is Mitchell High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Atlas Preparatory Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roosevelt Charter Academy (0.2 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Colorado Springs Roosevelt Charter Academy Grades: K-5 | 673 students
205 South Byron Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(719) 637-0311 0.2 K-5 673
- Colorado Springs Monroe Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
15 South Chelton Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(719) 328-7400 0.9 PK-5 467
- Colorado Springs Sand Creek International Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
550 Sand Creek Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
(719) 579-3760 0.9 PK-5 485
- Colorado Springs Mitchell High School Grades: 9-12 | 1,379 student
1205 Potter Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 328-6600 1 9-12 1,379
- Colorado Springs Wilson Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 383 students
1409 De Reamer Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80915
(719) 328-7800 1.3 K-5 383
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