25 North 20th Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West Elementary School serves 203 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 203 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
THANKSGIVING BREAK (DISTRICT CLOSED)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
SPRING BREAK - NO STUDENTS (3/27 - 3/31)
March 27, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

West Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1327 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
31%
34%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
55%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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