Welte Education Center

  • Welte Education Center serves 122 students in grades 6-12.
  • 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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Welte Education 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 10:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Welte Education Center's student population of 122 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students122 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Welte Education 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 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Welte Education Center is 0.63, 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#1697 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)≤10%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
34%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
51%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.60
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Graduation Rate40-49%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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