Montessori Peaks Charter Academy

  • Montessori Peaks Charter Academy serves 539 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Montessori Peaks Charter Academy's student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montessori Peaks Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montessori Peaks Charter Academy is 0.36, which is less 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#1010 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montessori Peaks Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montessori Peaks Charter Academy 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 Ratio23:117:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Montessori Peaks Charter Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Montessori Peaks Charter Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Montessori Peaks Charter Academy 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%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montessori Peaks Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.360.40
This chart display the diversity score of Montessori Peaks Charter Academy and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Montessori Peaks Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montessori Peaks Charter Academy 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 NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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This is an amazing school, with dedicated staff, great facility and excels in academics! My children love this school dearly, and their teachers, and we as parents love the over all package of MPA. Parent involvement is a must, one of the things that makes this school so great!
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