Widefield Elementary School

  • Widefield Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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School Overview

  • Widefield Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Widefield Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Widefield Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#443 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Widefield Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Widefield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
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White
62%
53%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Widefield Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.560.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Widefield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 3 in the county of El Paso and State of School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Colorado Springs Widefield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1359 students
    0.1 miles
    615 Widefield Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)391-3200
    0.1 9-12 1359
  • Colorado Springs Discovery High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
    0.2 miles
    701 Widefield Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)391-3121
    0.2 9-12 75
  • Colorado Springs Sproul Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 569 students
    0.9 miles
    235 Sumac Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)391-3215
    0.9 6-8 569
  • Colorado Springs Venetucci Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 483 students
    0.9 miles
    405 Willis Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)391-3355
    0.9 K-5 483
  • Colorado Springs Widefield District 3 Preschool
    Grades: PK | 453 students
    1.0 miles
    209 Leta Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)931-3050
    1.0 PK 453

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