James Madison Charter Academy School

  • James Madison Charter Academy School serves 176 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • James Madison Charter Academy School's student population of 176 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 66% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Madison Charter Academy School's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Madison Charter Academy School is 0.63, 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#1242 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
34%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
54%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 3 in the county of El Paso and State of School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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