Mountainside Elementary School

5506 Harr Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80902
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 426 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Mountainside Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower 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 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mountainside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Mountainside Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
426 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Mountainside Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mountainside Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than 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)
#1214 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Mountainside Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mountainside Elementary 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.
30-34%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mountainside 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Mountainside Elementary 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 Mountainside Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Mountainside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Mountainside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
18%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Mountainside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
38%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Mountainside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Mountainside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mountainside Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.72
This chart displays the diversity score of Mountainside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mountainside Elementary 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
17%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mountainside Elementary 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 Mountainside Elementary School's ranking?
Mountainside Elementary School is ranked #1214 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Mountainside Elementary School often compared to?
Mountainside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Abrams Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Mountainside Elementary School?
426 students attend Mountainside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Mountainside Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mountainside Elementary School?
Mountainside Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mountainside Elementary School offer ?
Mountainside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Mountainside Elementary School part of?
Mountainside Elementary School is part of Fountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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