Ratings

8
out of 10

GreatSchools Rating

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

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Rating Breakdown
Test score rating8
The test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in the state. Test scores are based on 2014-15 CMAS test scores.
Student Progress Rating6
The student progress rating measures whether students at this school are making academic progress over time based on student growth data provided by the Department of Education. Specifically, this rating looks at how much progress individual students have made on state assessments during the past year or more, how this performance aligns with expected progress based on a student growth model established by the state Department of Education, and how this school’s growth data compares to other schools in the state. This rating is based on 2012-13 and 2013-14 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Colorado.
College readiness rating9
The college readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond. This rating is based on composite ACT scores and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2014-15.
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B-
High School

Colorado School Grade

Colorado School Grades includes student academic growth in its rating of overall school performance. Colorado School Grades worked with the Center for Education Policy Analysis at the University of Colorado at Denver and R-Squared Research, LLC to calculate the grades using statewide test score data as well as the exact same variables and weights as the Colorado Department of Education's School Performance Framework.

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Rating Breakdown
High School - Colorado School Rank81.0
High School - Colorado Overall Achievement GradeB
High School - Colorado Math Achievement GradeB
High School - Colorado Overall Growth GradeC
High School - Colorado Math Growth GradeC+
High School - Colorado ELA Achievement GradeB-
High School - Colorado ELA Growth GradeC

Student Group Comparison

How does this school serve different groups of students?

Red = Bottom 30% of schools in the state, Orange = Middle 40% of schools in the state, Green = Top 30% of schools in the state
= State Avg.
All students
89%
1588 students
White
91%
72% of population
Hispanic
85%
13% of population
Multiracial
100%
6% of population
African American
71%
4% of population
Asian
100%
2% of population
Native American or Native Alaskan
50%
<1% of population
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
100%
<1% of population
All students
89%
1588 students
Economically disadvantaged
74%
11% of population
Migrant
0%
 
English language learners
0%
 
Students with disabilities
46%
 
All students
89%
1588 students
Female
93%
52% of population
Male
86%
47% of population

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Test scores

The bar charts below tell what percentage of students are performing at or above grade-level.

Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS)


Showing results for all students

Algebra I

Algebra II

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Algebra I

English Language Arts

Geometry

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Algebra I

Algebra II

English Language Arts

Geometry

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Algebra I

Algebra II

English Language Arts

Geometry

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Geometry

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Algebra I

Algebra II

English Language Arts

Geometry

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Algebra I

Algebra II

English Language Arts

Geometry

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

Algebra I

English Language Arts

Geometry

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

English Language Arts

About the test

The Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) are the state's common measurement of students' progress at the end of the school year in English language arts, math, science and social studies. CMAS encompasses the Colorado-developed science and social studies assessments as well as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)-developed, English language arts (ELA) and mathematics assessments. The science and social studies assessments were first administered in spring 2014 in grades 4, 5, 7, and 8. The English language arts and mathematics assessments were administered for the first time in spring 2015.

Source: Colorado Department of Education


College readiness

The path to college

This school
State
89%
GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL
77%


Source: See notes

AP courses and testing

Source: See notes

College entrance testing

Average ACT score (1-36 scale)
22
This school's average
20
State average
Source: See notes

The ACT

Source: See notes

Where graduates go after high school

  This school
Students attending any higher learning institution 65%
Graduates who need remediation, or help strengthening basic skills 27%
College-going students who enroll for a second year 79%
Source: See notes

Sources

The path to college CO Dept of Education, 2014-2015
AP courses and testing Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012
College entrance testing CO Dept of Education, 2014-2015
The ACT Translation missing: en.Co Dept of Education, 2012-2013
Where graduates go after high school CO Dept of Education, 2013-2014
  CO Dept of Education, 2012-2013