Falcon Virtual Academy

Claimed
4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
48
Grades
K-12
Students
521
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


English
41%
State avg: 40%
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Math
20%
State avg: 28%
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Science
20%
State avg: 32%
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7/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 79%
Average ACT score
20
State avg: 20
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 20%
3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
76%
Hispanic
10%
Two or more races
7%
Black
5%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
66 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
967 :1
State avg: 449 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
12%
State avg: 18%
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48 Reviews
5 out of 5 stars
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4 2
3 0
2 0
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Neighborhood
10850 East Woodmen Road
Peyton, CO 80831
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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