Fort Carson school information

IndexFort CarsonColoradoNational
Average Test Scores35%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio25:117:116:1
Total public schools41,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Fort Carson, CO educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Carson public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 4% higher than than the Colorado average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Carson public schools is 25:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 15.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Carson are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Fort Carson.
  • 93.4% of people in Fort Carson have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Fort Carson have completed high school.
  • 15.8% of people in Fort Carson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Carson

IndexFort CarsonColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college72.3%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fort Carson (high school & post-secondary)

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Stratmoor, CO5,82139%22%
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Source: The Fort Carson, 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.