Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center

3302 Alpine Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center serves 263 students in grades 6-12.
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 45-49% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center's student population of 263 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center is 0.62, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1559 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
35%
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Black
8%
4%
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White
34%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center's ranking?
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center is ranked #1559 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center often compared to?
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Eastlake High School Of Colorado Springs, The Bijou School, Community Prep Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center?
The graduation rate of Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center is 45-49%, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center?
263 students attend Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center?
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center offer ?
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center part of?
Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center is part of Colorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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