Avg. test scores 29%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 48%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Fort Carson, CO School Districts

      • Fountain School District 8

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Fort Carson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Carson, CO schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 25:1. In Fort Carson, CO, an average of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Stratmoor, CO5,82139%22%
      Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%
      Manitou Springs, CO5,21734%32%
      Fountain, CO27,81731%38%
      Security-Widefield, CO34,95630%39%
      Fort Carson, CO14,87335%29%

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      Fort Carson, CO14,87335%29%
      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.