PROFICIENCY 53% 57% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%Academy School District No. 20 in the county of El Paso an
45%Colorado Springs

Discovery Canyon Campus High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Academy School District No. 20 in the county of El Paso an" in Colorado Springs, CO. There are a total of 1,107 students and 64 teachers at Discovery Canyon Campus High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 60 free lunch students and 19 reduced lunch students.

Discovery Canyon Campus High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.0%, which is 57% higher than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch60
Reduced lunch19


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment243
Taking some courses202
Taking some courses (not tests)22
Passing some courses98
Passing no courses89

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Discovery Canyon Campus High School, there are a total of 243 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 202 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School66%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Discovery Canyon Campus High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 77.4% 74.4% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 2.4% 3.0% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.1% 3.9% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.6% 12.4% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.7% 5.5% 3.5% 3.1%

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Colorado Springs demographics profile

StatisticColorado SpringsColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)5965091
Median age20.936.437.7
Male/Female ratio2.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)16%56%55%
Speak English93%83%79%
Speak Spanish2%12%13%

Education level achieved in Colorado Springs

IndexColorado SpringsColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade97.6%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school97.6%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college86.1%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.6%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Discovery Canyon Campus High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.