509 Widefield Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Widefield Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Widefield Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Widefield Elementary School's student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Widefield Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Widefield Elementary School is 0.60, which is equal to 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#559 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
58%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 20%)

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