Mountain Vista Community School

2550 Dorset Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mountain Vista Community School serves 621 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mountain Vista Community School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 48% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mountain Vista Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Mountain Vista Community School's student population of 621 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Mountain Vista Community 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 Mountain Vista Community School is 0.65, 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
#887 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
54%
34%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
21%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mountain Vista Community School is Life Skills Center Of Colorado Springs (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carmel Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pikes Peak Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
    0.7 miles
    1520 Verde Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 579-2180
    0.7 PK-5 392
  • Colorado Springs Carmel Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 368 students
    1.0 miles
    1740 Pepperwood Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 579-3210
    1 6-8 368
  • Colorado Springs Life Skills Center Of Colorado Springs Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 300 students
    1.0 miles
    1810 Eastlake Boulevard
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 471-0684
    1 9-12 300
  • Colorado Springs Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center Alternative School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 218 students
    1.1 miles
    2115 Afton Way
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 520-2701
    1.1 6-12 218
  • Colorado Springs Centennial Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
    1.2 miles
    1860 South Chelton Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80910
    (719) 579-2155
    1.2 PK-5 526

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