High Plains Elementary School

Public PK, KG-5

 2248 Vintage Drive
       Colorado Springs, CO  80920-3808


(719) 234-4700

District: Academy School District No. 20

SchoolDigger Rank:
455th of 703 Colorado Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $13,249 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  11.1
Number of students:  322

Racial breakdown:

White:
51.6%
Hispanic:
27.3%
Two or more races:
8.1%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  38.2%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.


Performance Trends
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Compare Details High Plains Elementary School ranks worse than 64.7% of elementary schools in Colorado. It also ranks last among 20 ranked elementary schools in the Academy School District No. 20. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 38.68. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (51.6%), Hispanic (27.3%), two or more races (8.1%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 38.2% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at High Plains Elementary School is 11.1, which is the lowest among 22 elementary schools in the Academy School District No. 20! (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at High Plains Elementary School is $13,249, which is the highest among 22 elementary schools in the Academy School District No. 20!
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

High Plains Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks High Plains Elementary School 455th of 703 Colorado public elementary schools. (See High Plains Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Academy School District No. 20:

SchoolDigger ranks Academy School District No. 20 7th of 83 Colorado school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for High Plains Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CO State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 80.71 140th 808 82.7%
2005 76.19 189th 823 77.0%
2006 66.28 302nd 829 63.6%
2007 62.38 346th 852 59.4%
2008 72.37 229th 849 73.0%
2009 61.19 367th 872 57.9%
2010 52.62 492nd 925 46.8%
2011 45.98 548th 935 41.4%
2012 40.30 600th 935 35.8%
2013 45.99 549th 954 42.5%
2014 45.45 548th 962 43.0%
2015 41.79 503rd 938 46.4%
2016 35.81 552nd 914 39.6%
2017 43.72 469th 929 49.5%
2018 40.80 508th 917 44.6%
2019 52.93 427th 965 55.8%
2021 38.68 455th 703 35.3%

Data source: test scores: Colorado Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Colorado Department of Education

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Enrollment information for High Plains Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 541 19 16 19 3 n/a n/a 0 598
1989 586 17 14 18 4 n/a n/a 0 639
1990 594 17 15 22 1 n/a n/a 0 649
1991 569 18 25 19 6 n/a n/a 0 637
1992 580 16 28 30 5 n/a n/a 0 659
1993 577 12 18 26 9 n/a n/a 0 642
1994 603 15 17 27 11 n/a n/a 0 673
1995 594 19 17 33 7 n/a n/a 0 670
1996 594 19 17 33 7 n/a n/a 0 670
1997 543 22 16 28 11 n/a n/a 0 620
1998 525 20 18 36 18 n/a n/a 0 617
1999 423 11 12 21 10 n/a n/a 0 477
2000 389 20 23 27 10 n/a n/a 0 469
2001 343 18 16 40 10 n/a n/a 0 427
2002 314 24 26 51 1 n/a n/a 0 416
2003 314 24 26 51 1 n/a n/a 0 416
2004 251 12 23 40 9 n/a n/a 0 335
2005 234 21 19 52 2 n/a n/a 0 328
2006 274 36 21 56 3 n/a n/a 0 390
2007 260 31 21 62 2 n/a n/a 0 376
2008 238 18 23 61 1 n/a n/a 0 341
2009 246 28 20 54 2 n/a n/a 0 350
2010 238 30 27 60 6 n/a n/a 0 361
2011 245 14 13 72 2 1 31 0 378
2012 243 8 17 82 2 0 36 0 388
2013 244 11 16 94 1 0 33 0 399
2014 229 10 15 94 1 0 31 0 380
2015 174 9 12 53 0 0 25 0 273
2016 163 11 16 70 2 0 24 0 286
2017 180 17 23 95 1 1 28 0 345
2018 190 12 22 100 2 1 25 0 352
2019 170 14 24 88 1 2 22 0 321
2020 166 17 22 88 1 2 26 0 322

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at High Plains Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 598 26.2 22.8 n/a
1989 639 31.9 20.0 1.7
1990 649 31.1 20.8 2.8
1991 637 30.4 20.9 1.7
1992 659 30.3 21.7 2.3
1993 642 30.6 21.0 1.7
1994 673 29.7 22.7 1.8
1995 670 32.1 20.9 2.8
1996 670 32.1 20.9 2.8
1997 620 30.4 20.4 2.4
1998 617 32.4 19.0 3.6
1999 477 29.8 16.0 4.2
2000 469 26.2 17.9 9.6
2001 427 29.2 14.6 11.5
2002 416 26.4 15.8 12.5
2003 416 26.4 15.8 12.5
2004 335 24.4 13.7 16.7
2005 328 23.8 13.8 24.4
2006 390 26.9 14.5 25.4
2007 376 28.5 13.2 30.6
2008 341 27.5 12.4 31.4
2009 350 25.1 13.9 27.1
2010 361 27.1 13.3 33.5
2011 378 27.6 13.6 29.1
2012 388 25.5 15.2 33.8
2013 399 26.7 14.9 37.3
2014 380 27.5 13.8 41.1
2015 273 29.0 9.4 42.5
2016 286 26.0 11.0 43
2017 345 27.3 12.6 40.3
2018 352 27.2 12.9 36.4
2019 321 28.7 11.1 38
2020 322 28.9 11.1 38.2

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio High Plains Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 598 26.2 22.8 n/a
1989 639 31.9 20.0 1.7
1990 649 31.1 20.8 2.8
1991 637 30.4 20.9 1.7
1992 659 30.3 21.7 2.3
1993 642 30.6 21.0 1.7
1994 673 29.7 22.7 1.8
1995 670 32.1 20.9 2.8
1996 670 32.1 20.9 2.8
1997 620 30.4 20.4 2.4
1998 617 32.4 19.0 3.6
1999 477 29.8 16.0 4.2
2000 469 26.2 17.9 9.6
2001 427 29.2 14.6 11.5
2002 416 26.4 15.8 12.5
2003 416 26.4 15.8 12.5
2004 335 24.4 13.7 16.7
2005 328 23.8 13.8 24.4
2006 390 26.9 14.5 25.4
2007 376 28.5 13.2 30.6
2008 341 27.5 12.4 31.4
2009 350 25.1 13.9 27.1
2010 361 27.1 13.3 33.5
2011 378 27.6 13.6 29.1
2012 388 25.5 15.2 33.8
2013 399 26.7 14.9 37.3
2014 380 27.5 13.8 41.1
2015 273 29.0 9.4 42.5
2016 286 26.0 11.0 43
2017 345 27.3 12.6 40.3
2018 352 27.2 12.9 36.4
2019 321 28.7 11.1 38
2020 322 28.9 11.1 38.2

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for High Plains Elementary School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $1,015 (7.7%) $12,235 (92.3%) $13,249

Data source: Colorado Department of Education




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Colorado Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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