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Avg. test scores 63%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 25%

Colorado Springs school information

IndexColorado SpringsColoradoNational
Average Test Scores37%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools1521,42679,221
Total private schools4538424,874
Total post-secondary schools151387,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Colorado Springs are 25% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 152 public schools in Colorado Springs
  • 90.2% of people in Colorado Springs have completed 8th grade
  • 89.7% of people in Colorado Springs have completed high school
  • 37.8% of people in Colorado Springs have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Colorado Springs

      IndexColorado SpringsColoradoNational
      Completed 8th grade90.2%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school89.7%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college73.2%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree48.5%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors37.8%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters14.7%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.3%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

      Colorado Springs, CO School Districts

      • Academy School District 20
      • Colorado Springs School District 11
      • Harrison School District 2
      • Falcon School District 49
      • Cheyenne Mountain School District 12
      • Hanover School District 28

      There are a total of 152 public schools, 45 private schools and 15 post-secondary schools in Colorado Springs. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colorado Springs, CO schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Colorado Springs, CO, an average of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Black Forest, CO13,50653%7%
      Gleneagle, CO6,58351%4%
      Air Force Academy, CO5,95745%8%
      Stratmoor, CO5,82139%22%
      Fort Carson, CO14,87335%29%
      Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%
      Omaha, NE443,07272%47%
      Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%
      Atlanta, GA456,37828%44%
      Miami, FL432,62247%5%
      Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%
      Source: The Colorado Springs, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.