Cripple Creek school information

IndexCripple CreekColoradoNational
Average Test Scores18%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools21,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Cripple Creek, CO educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cripple Creek public schools have average test scores of 18% which is 46% lower than than the Colorado average and 63% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cripple Creek public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.0% have completed high school, 14.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cripple Creek are 63% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Cripple Creek.
  • 77.0% of people in Cripple Creek have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.0% of people in Cripple Creek have completed high school.
  • 14.2% of people in Cripple Creek have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cripple Creek

IndexCripple CreekColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade77.0%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.0%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college42.1%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.1%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.2%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cripple Creek (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Divide, CO12035%30%
Manitou Springs, CO5,21734%32%
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO1,36525%50%
Cripple Creek, CO1,23818%63%

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Cripple Creek, CO1,23818%63%
Source: The Cripple Creek, 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.