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Schools & Education


School Liaison Office
1675 Ellis Street
Bldg 1518
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Phone School Liaison Services: 719-526-0642 / SKIESUnlimited: 719-524-2896 
Phone (DSN) 312-691-0642
Fax 719-524-0194
Fax (DSN) 312-691-0194

Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sat - Sun - Closed
Holidays - Closed

 

Fort Carson School Liaison Officer can answer many of your frequently asked questions.

School Districts

Name: District 2 (Harrison)
Phone: 719-579-2000
Enrollment: 10,810
Student/Teacher Ratio: 21.1
ACT Composite Score: 16.72
SAT Verbal: Not Available
SAT Math: Not Available
%Continuing Education: 50%
Alternative Schools: 3
Charter Schools: 2
District 2 requires 24 credits for graduation: 4 - English, 3 - Mathematics,
3 -Science, 3 - Social Studies, 1 - Physical Education, 2 - Practical Arts, 2 - Humanities, and 6 - Electives. A unit is the amount of credit awarded for the successful completion of a course held five days per week for at least 40 minutes daily or the equivalent amount of time throughout one school year for at least 36 weeks. District 2 offers extended day care facilities.

Name: District 3 (Widefield)
Phone: 719-391-3000
Enrollment: 8,500
Student/Teacher Ratio: Not Available
ACT Composite Score: Not Available
SAT Verbal: Not Available
SAT Math: Not Available
%Continuing Education: 65%
Alternative Schools: 1
Charter Schools: 1
District 3 requires 46 semester credits for graduation. A semester credit is given for successful completion of a course which meets the equivalent of five times a week for eighteen weeks. Some courses may have required standards which also must be met. Adjustments may be made for students transferring in from other districts. Transfer students must attend a minimum of a semester at Widefield High School to receive a Widefield diploma. District 3 does not offer extended day care facilities.

NAME: District 8 (Fountain-Fort Carson)
PHONE: 719-382-1300
ENROLLMENT: 5,541
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: Not Available
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 19.0
SAT VERBAL: Not Available
SAT MATH: Not Available
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: 70%
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 1
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 0
District 8 requires 26 credits for graduation: 4 English, 4 Math, 4 Science, 4 Social Studies, 2 Physical Education, 1 Health, 1 Foreign Language, 1 Practical Arts, 1 Fine Arts, and 5 Electives. District 8 offers an after school tutoring program, and operates on block scheduling.

NAME: District 11 (Colorado Springs)
PHONE: 719-520-2000
ENROLLMENT: 32,550
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: 17.3
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 21.9
SAT VERBAL: 540
SAT MATH: 540
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: Not Available
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 5
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 5
44 credits are needed for graduation: 8 English, 4 Social Studies, 1 Economics, l Practical Arts, 1 Computer Education, 2 Humanities, 6 Mathematics, 4 Science, l Health, 3 Physical Education, and 11 Electives. District 11 offers extended day care facilities.

NAME: District 12 (Cheyenne Mountain)
PHONE: 719-475-6100
ENROLLMENT: 4,242
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: 14:1
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 23.5
SAT VERBAL: 569
SAT MATH: 575
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: 92%
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 0
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 1
To earn a diploma, CMH requires 48 credits earned in grades 9 through 12, as follows: 8 English, 4 Math, 4 Science, 6 Social Science, 4 Physical Ed, 2 Fine Arts, and 18 Electives. One credit is earned for each semester of a successfully completed course. All coursework completed for a grade in grades 9 through 12 will appear on your high school transcript and will be calculated in your grade point average. In order to participate in the graduation ceremony, the required 48 credits must be satisfactorily completed one week before the date of graduation. District 12 offers extended day care facilities.

Name: District 14 (Manitou Springs)
Phone: 719-685-1235
ENROLLMENT: 1,356
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: 12:1
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 20.55
SAT VERBAL: 552
SAT MATH: 532
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: 80%
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 0
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 0
District 14 requires 52 credits for graduation: 8 English, 6 Math, 6 Science, 4 Social Studies, 1 American Government, 2 American History, 1 Economics, 1 Physical Education, 1 Health, 4 Fine Arts/Practical Arts, 2 Computer and 16 Electives. District 14 does not offer extended day care facilities.

NAME: District 20 (Academy)
PHONE: 719-598-2566
ENROLLMENT: 148,530
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: 19:1
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 22.1
SAT VERBAL: 534
SAT MATH: 541
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: 85.7%
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 1
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 2
District 20 requires 48 credits for graduation: 8 English, 6 Science,
1 Health, 6 Math, 6 Social Science, 3 Physical Education, 1 Art, 6 Core Electives, 11 Unrestricted Electives. District 20 offers extended day care facilities.

NAME: District 38 (Lewis-Palmer)
PHONE: 719-488-4700
ENROLLMENT: 4,884
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: 15:1
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 22.5
SAT VERBAL: 541
SAT MATH: 571
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: 85%
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 0
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 1
District 38 requires 23 credits for graduation. For a breakdown of these credits, please call the administration office. District 38 offers extended day care facilities.

NAME: District 49 (Falcon)
PHONE: 719-495-3601
ENROLLMENT: 7,852
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: 16:1
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 18.6
SAT VERBAL: Not Available
SAT MATH: Not Available
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: 66%
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 0
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 0
District 49 requires 25.5 credits for graduation: 4 English, 3.5 Social Studies, 3 Science, 3 Mathematics, 1 Practical Arts or Foreign Language, 1 Fine Arts, 1 Physical Education, 0.5 Health, and 8.5 Electives. District 49 offers extended day care facilities. The Falcon School District is a year-round program.

NAME: District RE-2 (Woodland Park)
PHONE: 719-687-6048
ENROLLMENT: 3,360
STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO: 13:1
ACT COMPOSITE SCORE: 21.6
SAT VERBAL: 510
SAT MATH: 493
%CONTINUING EDUCATION: 72%
ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS: 0
CHARTER SCHOOLS: 0
District RE-2 offers a Discover Program for children. For more information call the Discover Office at 719-686-2316. For graduation requirements, please call the administration office.

Private School

If you prefer to enroll your child in a private school, there are a large number of secular and non-secular schools from which to choose.

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