West Elementary School

25 North 20th Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
West Elementary School serves 276 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Elementary 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 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 276 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

West Elementary 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 West Elementary 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
#1182 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
28%
34%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
60%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Elementary School is Zebulon Pike (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs West Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 292 students
    0.1 miles
    1920 West Pikes Peak Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80904
    (719) 328-3900
    0.1 6-8 292
  • Colorado Springs Midland Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 190 students
    0.7 miles
    2110 West Broadway Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80904
    (719) 328-4500
    0.7 K-5 190
  • Colorado Springs Buena Vista Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
    0.9 miles
    924 W Pikes Peak Ave
    Colorado Springs, CO 80905
    (719) 328-4100
    0.9 PK-8 212
  • Colorado Springs Mountain Song Community School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 330 students
    0.9 miles
    2904 West Kiowa Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80904
    (719) 645-8678
    0.9 K-8 330
  • Colorado Springs Bristol Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 252 students
    1.1 miles
    890 North Walnut Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80905
    (719) 328-4000
    1.1 K-5 252

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