The Bijou School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
The Bijou School serves 131 students in grades 9-12.
The Bijou School 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

The Bijou School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

The Bijou School's student population of 131 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students131 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of The Bijou School
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of The Bijou School by grade.

School Comparison

The Bijou School 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 diversity score of The Bijou School is 0.56, which is less 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 Testing Rank
#1665 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Bijou 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
23%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
62%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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 The Bijou School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.560.60
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Graduation Rate
60-69%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Bijou School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to The Bijou School is Early College High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Galileo School Of Math And Science (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Irwin Charter Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Early College High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 197 students
    0.1 miles
    2115 Afton Way
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-3009
    0.1 9-12 197
  • Colorado Springs James Irwin Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    0.3 miles
    1801 Howard Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 302-9000
    0.3 K-5 334
  • Colorado Springs Audubon Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
    0.5 miles
    2400 East Van Buren Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-2600
    0.5 PK-5 392
  • Colorado Springs Galileo School Of Math And Science Magnet School
    Math: 9% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 511 students
    0.6 miles
    1600 North Union Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 328-2200
    0.6 6-8 511
  • Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 466 students
    0.9 miles
    2577 N Chelton Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 636-2722
    0.9 K-8 466

School Reviews

5  
This was my safe haven for two and a half years. This is the place that really changed who I am as a person. Here I tried many things and learned to become a better person. Sure Wasson has drugs in it but was public high school doesn't. The current principle is trying to make it a drug free zone but that will never happen. I love this school with a passion. If I had to I would go back. I miss everyone at Wasson. I sadly won't be able to attend this years graduation which sadly means that I won't get to see a large number of my friends graduate.
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