Kit Carson Elementary School

  • Kit Carson Elementary School serves 60 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 31%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Kit Carson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Kit Carson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Kit Carson Elementary School's student population of 60 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kit Carson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,708 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kit Carson Elementary School is 0.38, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:117:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
White
77%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kit Carson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kit Carson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.380.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kit Carson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKit Carson No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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