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  • Carlson Elementary School
  • P O Box 3339, Idaho Springs
  • Clear Creek School District No. Re-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 228
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Idaho Springs school information

IndexIdaho SpringsColoradoNational
Average Test Scores25%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools31,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Idaho Springs, CO educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Idaho Springs public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 27% lower than than the Colorado average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Idaho Springs public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.6% have completed high school, 22.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Idaho Springs

IndexIdaho SpringsColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.6%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.1%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.0%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

Idaho Springs, CO School Districts

Clear Creek School District RE-1

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Idaho Springs. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Idaho Springs, CO schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Idaho Springs, CO, an average of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Idaho Springs schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Idaho Springs, CO schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Indian Hills, CO1,33567%36%
Evergreen, CO8,58056%14%
Coal Creek, CO1,82152%6%
Aspen Park, CO77650%2%
Nederland, CO1,56035%30%
Idaho Springs, CO1,93725%50%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oswego, KS1,93740%18%
Orleans, MA1,93778%58%
Chadbourn, NC1,93727%45%
Central Square, NY1,93752%5%
New Johnsonville, TN1,93643%14%
Idaho Springs, CO1,93725%50%
Source: The Idaho 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.