Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts

509 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 351 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts's student population of 351 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
351 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts ranks within the top 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts is 0.61, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#762 out of 1779 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
35%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
56%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts's ranking?
Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts is ranked #762 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts often compared to?
Widefield Elementary School Of The Artsis often viewed alongside schools like Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts?
351 students attend Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts?
Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts offer ?
Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts part of?
Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts is part of School District No. 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of.
In what neighborhood is Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts located?
Widefield Elementary School Of The Arts is located in the Fountain Valley neighborhood of Colorado Springs, CO. There are 14 other public schools located in Fountain Valley.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School Grades 1 - 5
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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