Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy

4220 East Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy serves 523 students in grades 6-8.
Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

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 OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1727 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
55%
34%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
27%
53%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Roosevelt Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 673 students
    0.2 miles
    205 South Byron Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 637-0311
    0.2 K-5 673
  • Colorado Springs Monroe Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    0.9 miles
    15 South Chelton Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 328-7400
    0.9 PK-5 467
  • Colorado Springs Sand Creek International Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
    0.9 miles
    550 Sand Creek Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80916
    (719) 579-3760
    0.9 PK-5 485
  • Colorado Springs Mitchell High School Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,379 student
    1.0 miles
    1205 Potter Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-6600
    1 9-12 1,379
  • Colorado Springs Wilson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 383 students
    1.3 miles
    1409 De Reamer Circle
    Colorado Springs, CO 80915
    (719) 328-7800
    1.3 K-5 383

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