K-12 Education

Fountain Fort Carson School District 8 LogoFOUNTAIN FORT-CARSON SCHOOL DISTRICT 8

Is honored to serve two uniquely diverse communities with eight schools in the City of Fountain and five schools located on the Fort Carson U.S. Army military post. The school district has a student population of approximately 8,000. Schools in District 8 excel at serving a wide variety of student needs with over 60% of the population being military-connected and 16% designated as having special needs. District 8 strives to serve students and staff through a focused effort on increased access to technology with their 1-to-1 laptop initiative at Fountain-Fort Carson High School and the new (for 2017-18 school year) 1-to-1 initiative for seventh and eighth grade students at both Fountain and Carson Middle schools. District 8 is also dedicated to physical facilities that provide exceptional learning and working environments for students and staff. The district is constructing a new building for Fountain Middle School that is set to open in the fall of 2018. The district employs approximately 1,000 teachers, certified, classified and administrative staff.

District 8 is committed to hiring and retaining the best staff by providing competitively high wages and benefits. For more info please visit us online.



Is a vibrant community tucked away in southeast Colorado Springs.

We are proud neighbors with Fort Carson, and we strongly support our military families. Our climate and culture gives a comforting small-town feel in a big-city environment. Widefield offers a wide variety of programs, including everything from music and art to engineering and manufacturing. We're also the only school district to own a parks and recreation center.

Widefield is a place you come to learn, live and play. Believe in Widefield! For more info please visit us online.