Widefield School District 3 - Colorado Springs, CO - Public Schools

Widefield School District 3

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1820 Main StreetColorado Springs, CO 80911

Description

The students of Widefield School District 3 are served by eight K-5 elementary schools, a K-5 charter school, three 6-8 junior high schools, two 9-12 high schools, and an alternative high school. District enrollment totals over 9,000 students. Productivity in education comes through people. We invest in our staff and schools to benefit our greatest resource -- our students.

Widefield School District 3 is located in south El Paso County, Colorado and encompasses approximately 59 square.. miles. The district was originally organized in 1874 and now serves the communities of Widefield, Security, portions of Fountain, Colorado Springs and surrounding rural areas. Widefield School District 3 ranks among the top 20 largest of 178 school districts in Colorado.

Security/Widefield is the largest unincorporated area in Colorado. District 3 takes on many of the functions which are normally performed by municipal governments. The district is governed by a five-member Board of Education, members of which are elected on an at-large basis for four-year terms.

Widefield School District 3 manages Widefield Community Education and Recreation Services, better known as the Community Center. Last year, the Community Center provided numerous community education and recreation activities for more than 56,000 people. The district also oversees the Security Public Library and has built trails and parks in our area for the citizens of our school district.

Widefield School District 3 annually ranks first or second in Colorado in graduation rates for African-American students and in the upper third in Colorado in graduation rates for Hispanic students.

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  • Widefield School District 3 - Colorado Springs, CO -  AKAmill

    Reviews: 2

    Truly dedicated
    AKAmill (2 reviews)
    3/13/2017

    My daughter has been in the Widefield School District 3 for three years now. The teachers have been great and she is doing fantastic. They are truly dedicated to the students.

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  • Widefield School District 3 - Colorado Springs, CO -  HannahB61

    Reviews: 5

    Great communications with parents
    HannahB61 (5 reviews)
    11/07/2016

    Widefield School District 3 does an absolutely great job of keeping parents informed about their kids academic progress and behavior .

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  • Widefield School District 3 - Colorado Springs, CO -  Ashleyon

    Reviews: 7

    Widefield School District 3
    Ashleyon (7 reviews)
    9/02/2016

    I always refer people to Widefield School District 3 because they have consistently provided my kids with high quality education and for years.

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  • Widefield School District 3 - Colorado Springs, CO -  elian24

    Reviews: 2

    Great school
    elian24 (2 reviews)
    6/28/2016

    I would recommend Widefield School District 3 to anyone in the Colorado Springs area. They are a great school.

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Hours of Operation

  • MON
  • 7:30am
  • 4:00pm
  • TUE
  • 7:30am
  • 4:00pm
  • WED
  • 7:30am
  • 4:00pm
  • THU
  • 7:30am
  • 4:00pm
  • FRI
  • 7:30am
  • 4:00pm
  • SAT
  • SUN

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