Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center

  • Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center serves 218 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center's student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center is 0.66, 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 School Rank#1747 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
38%
34%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
43%
53%
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nikola Tesla Education Opportunity Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.660.60
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Graduation Rate50-54%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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