Mesa Elementary School

  • Mesa Elementary School serves 419 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mesa Elementary School's student population of 419 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students419 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Mesa Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mesa Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mesa Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mesa Elementary School is 0.64, 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#609 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
50%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mesa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.640.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mesa 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 NameFountain No. 8 in the county of El Paso an School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Mesa Ridge High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1300 students
    1.1 miles
    6070 Mesa Ridge Parkway
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)391-3600
    1.1 9-12 1300
  • Fountain Fountain Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 916 students
    1.2 miles
    515 N. Sante Fe
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719)382-1580
    1.2 6-8 916
  • Fountain Janitell Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 740 students
    1.2 miles
    7635 Fountain Mesa Road
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719)391-3295
    1.2 6-8 740
  • Fountain Welte Education Center Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 107 students
    1.4 miles
    330 Lyckman Dr
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719)382-1550
    1.4 9-12 107
  • Fountain Aragon Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
    1.5 miles
    211 South Main Street
    Fountain, CO 80817
    (719)382-1340
    1.5 K-5 470

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