Fountain-Fort Carson High School



Fountain-Fort Carson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 485
10 421
11 379
12 377

Fountain-Fort Carson High School is a public high school of the Fountain, School District No. 8, in the County of El Paso an located in Fountain, CO. It has 1,662 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fountain-Fort Carson High School is the 49th largest public high school in Colorado and the 2,601st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,662
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.45

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Fountain-Fort Carson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 868
(52%)
933
(53%)
 Female 794
(48%)
828
(47%)

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 823
(50%)
880
(50%)
 Hispanic 358
(22%)
379
(22%)
 Black 285
(17%)
294
(17%)
 Two or More 144
(9%)
151
(9%)
 Asian 22
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(1%)
17
(1%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
15
(1%)

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,014
(61%)
1,063
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(27%)
493
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 196
(12%)
205
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fountain-Fort Carson High School is ranked 37th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fountain-Fort Carson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Fountain-Fort Carson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1290
2006 1427
2007 1511
2008 1529
2009 1649
2010 1620
2011 1645
2012 1662

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.7
2007 18.3
2008 17.7
2009 17.5
2010 17.3
2011 17.8
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18914728682171
2006 0.23756131744919
2007 0.26075446724024
2008 0.29496402877698
2009 0.31655548817465
2010 0.31851851851852
2011 0.35683890577508
2012 0.3898916967509

Compare Fountain-Fort Carson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
This School 39.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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