Mountain Vista Community School

2550 Dorset Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 576 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Mountain Vista Community School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 576 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Mountain Vista Community School's student population of 576 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
576 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain Vista Community School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mountain Vista Community School is 0.61, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#820 out of 1779 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Mountain Vista Community School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mountain Vista Community School 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 2021-22 school year data.
47%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mountain Vista Community 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 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
10-14%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Mountain Vista Community School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Mountain Vista Community School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Mountain Vista Community School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
58%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Mountain Vista Community School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
12%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Mountain Vista Community School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
18%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mountain Vista Community School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.61
This chart displays the diversity score of Mountain Vista Community School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mountain Vista Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mountain Vista Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mountain Vista Community School's ranking?
Mountain Vista Community School is ranked #820 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Mountain Vista Community School often compared to?
Mountain Vista Community Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like The Da Vinci School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Mountain Vista Community School?
576 students attend Mountain Vista Community School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Mountain Vista Community School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 12% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mountain Vista Community School?
Mountain Vista Community School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mountain Vista Community School offer ?
Mountain Vista Community School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Mountain Vista Community School part of?
Mountain Vista Community School is part of Harrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An.
In what neighborhood is Mountain Vista Community School located?
Mountain Vista Community School is located in the Southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood of Colorado Springs, CO. There are 22 other public schools located in Southeast Colorado Springs.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 576 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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