Legacy Academy

  • Legacy Academy serves 469 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 42% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Legacy Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Legacy Academy's student population of 469 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Legacy Academy is ranked within the top 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 Legacy Academy is 0.27, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#818 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
85%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. C-1 In The County Of Elbert And State O School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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    1.3 miles
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    (303) 646-4616
    1.3 9-12 676
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 430 students
    1.3 miles
    34427 County Road 13
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303) 646-4520
    1.3 6-8 430
  • Elizabeth Running Creek Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 313 students
    1.6 miles
    900 South Elbert Street
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303) 646-4620
    1.6 K-5 313
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth Running Creek Preschool
    Grades: PK | 63 students
    1.7 miles
    589 South Banner Street
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303) 646-4620
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  • Elizabeth Frontier High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 55 students
    1.7 miles
    589 South Banner Street
    Elizabeth, CO 80107
    (303) 646-9345
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