Salida Montessori Charter School

1040 I Street
Salida, CO 81201
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Salida Montessori Charter School serves 117 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Salida Montessori Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 60-79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 117 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Salida Montessori Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Salida Montessori Charter School's student population of 117 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Salida Montessori Charter School is ranked within the top 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 Salida Montessori Charter School is 0.24, which is less 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#651 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
9%
35%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
87%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Salida Montessori Charter School's ranking?
Salida Montessori Charter School is ranked #651 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 60-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Salida Montessori Charter School?
117 students attend Salida Montessori Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Salida Montessori Charter School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salida Montessori Charter School?
Salida Montessori Charter School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Salida Montessori Charter School offer ?
Salida Montessori Charter School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Salida Montessori Charter School part of?
Salida Montessori Charter School is part of State Charter School Institute School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 117 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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