Mitchell High School

1205 Potter Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mitchell High School serves 1,379 students in grades 9-12.
Mitchell High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mitchell High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Mitchell High School's student population of 1,379 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

Mitchell High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Mitchell High School is 0.67, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1656 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
34%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
34%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.60
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Graduation Rate
72%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mitchell High School is Early College High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Global Village Academy - Colorado Springs (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wilson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Wilson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 383 students
    0.4 miles
    1409 De Reamer Circle
    Colorado Springs, CO 80915
    (719) 328-7800
    0.4 K-5 383
  • Colorado Springs Global Village Academy - Colorado Springs Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 453 students
    0.7 miles
    303 Austin Bluffs Parkway
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    (719) 645-8063
    0.7 K-8 453
  • Colorado Springs Twain Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    0.8 miles
    3402 East San Miguel Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-7700
    0.8 PK-5 456
  • Colorado Springs Madison Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
    0.9 miles
    4120 Constitution Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-7300
    0.9 PK-5 382
  • Colorado Springs Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy Math: 6% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 523 students
    1.0 miles
    4220 East Pikes Peak Ave
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-6900
    1 6-8 523

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