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Rampart High School

Public | 9-12 | 1584 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 1 rating
2012:
No new ratings
2011:
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14 reviews of this school


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Posted April 4, 2014

No bullying warm nice environment they make you feel welcomed and everybody has a place


Posted January 18, 2014

I was extremely pleased with the education my daughter received from Rampart High School. She enjoyed her four years at the school. It has great academics, offering IB Program and Advanced Placement classes that are taught by very knowledgeable and dedicated teachers. A wide variety of extra-curricular activities are also offered. The AP classes helped my daughter graduate with an undergraduate degree, Masters and MBA in five years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 16, 2013

Attended 1985-1988; can't say that the bathrooms were "disgusting". What would I know as a teenager whether or not a school's academics were up to par unless I was influenced by my parents. I survived Rampart. I am grateful for the my attendance there. Could have been far, far worse...Palmer?


Posted September 12, 2010

Rampart is one of the finest public schools in D20. The students have an abundant amount of after school activities to choose from along with vigorous academics. The front office and administrators are always on hand to answer parent questions and concerns.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2009

IB and AP programs offered. Rampart has routinely been rated as the top high school by the national publications.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2009

Rampart is the best public school out there. The teachers are excellent, the administration is not on a power-trip, and the courses are widely varied. The after-school activities are competitive, and varied enough for everyone.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 13, 2009

Rampart High School provides an excellent atmosphere for all of its students. The athletic, academic, and extracurricular opportunities allow every student to be involved in whatever their interests may be. For the optimal education at Rampart, I recommend the IB Programme. The academic rigor of IB is undeniable, particularly at the Junior and Senior level; however, the sense of community it provides and the preparation for college makes it well worth it. Rampart's offering of the IB Programme is something that every parent and student should consider and not take for granted.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 26, 2008

THis is a very fine public school. The academics seem very strong for a public high school, and the IB Program is a great college prep course. However, there is too much of a focus on athletics, the bathrooms are gross, the administration is absolutely impossible to deal with (whether a student or a parent), and there have already been multiple fire alarm pranks, a threat on the school, and an incident of arson and resisting arrest so far this year. To combat this, the administration kicks all the unsupervised kids out of the building each day as soon as school ends and locks them outside, which is very frustrating. However, on the whole, a solid school with teachers who care.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2008

Rampart provides courses in a vast range of subjects allowing students to take classes in what is particularly interesting for them. Their 'Tech Wing' is an amazing wing of the school where students can do many things like yearbook, newspaper, and video broadcasting.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 25, 2007

Rampart High School is a safe, clean environment that anyone can feel welcome in. The performing arts are a huge part of this school and have been recognized for it state-wide and even nationally.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 18, 2007

I am not afraid to say that the school is, frankly, disgusting. The bathrooms are a health hazard and uncomfortable. Toilets leak and clog, often there is no soap, locks are missing from the stalls so students must cover the gaping holes with toilet paper, and trash dispensers for 'personal hygiene products' are lacking in many of the bathrooms.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 8, 2007

The school has a culture of excellence and it encourages students to participate and try many activities. The parental support is phenomenal. The music program is second to none, and the IB track prepares students for some of the most exciting scholarship opportunities anywhere.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2006

It is a great school with wonderful students. The IB Program is amazing...and their extracurricular activities are numerous and Rampart has an outstanding Drama Department!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 5, 2005

This is a wonderful school! It has a clean campus, great teachers, and even better students!
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

395 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

394 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 55% in 2013.

394 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

402 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2013.

401 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

402 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
67%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 49% in 2013.

401 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
58%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students45%
Female39%
Male53%
Black (not Hispanic)18%
Asian65%
Hispanic26%
Multiracial37%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)52%
Free lunch eligible23%
Reduced lunch eligible25%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch51%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities48%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant45%

Reading

All Students77%
Female77%
Male77%
Black (not Hispanic)77%
Asian82%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial85%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Free lunch eligible55%
Reduced lunch eligible63%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant77%

Writing

All Students68%
Female73%
Male63%
Black (not Hispanic)47%
Asian76%
Hispanic56%
Multiracial67%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)72%
Free lunch eligible53%
Reduced lunch eligible56%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch72%
Students with disabilities (IEP)14%
Students without disabilities72%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant68%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students49%
Female43%
Male55%
Black (not Hispanic)11%
Asian75%
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)52%
Free lunch eligible25%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities51%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English49%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant49%

Reading

All Students78%
Female80%
Male77%
Black (not Hispanic)58%
Asian93%
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Free lunch eligible57%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)30%
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English79%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant79%

Science

All Students63%
Female61%
Male64%
Black (not Hispanic)26%
Asian88%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities66%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant63%

Writing

All Students64%
Female68%
Male60%
Black (not Hispanic)26%
Asian83%
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Free lunch eligible38%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch69%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities67%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English64%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 70% 57%
Hispanic 14% 32%
Asian 6% 3%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Black 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 12%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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