1626 S Murray Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
James Irwin Charter Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
James Irwin Charter Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

James Irwin Charter Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

James Irwin Charter Elementary School's student population of 537 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

James Irwin Charter Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James Irwin Charter Elementary School is 0.65, 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
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#273 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
47%
34%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
36%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 10%)

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