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Littleton, CO
Students enrolled: 1,460

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199 East Littleton Blvd
Littleton, CO 80121

(303) 347-7700
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May 23, 2014
Littleton HS school provides a wonderful learning environment for all kids. This school is truly unusual because the student body is not cliquey. Students are highly involved and the faculty truly cares about the students, they are dedicated to the students success. There is an energy in that building that is indescribable.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2014
First of all, I'm a freshman here at Littleton High School. I completely disagree with the negative post below. I feel my teachers are very able at their job, and, I feel I can ask them at any time for extra help. In fact, I get quite a bit of extra math help. Anyway, this school is extremely diverse. I feel completely okay with being who I am in this school, unlike another school I went to. This school is excellent. I love going here. I will miss it so much when I graduate.

- submitted by a student
February 10, 2014
I agree with the spirit of the review below, but it's totally not representative of our school. We don't have fights or drug issues, and are a pretty "sheltered" community compared to 90% of high schools. We've got a much more tight-knit community than AHS or HHS and our school is slightly more diverse, less judgmental, and more accepting... But that doesn't mean we're a complacent student body of druggies and 'gangstas' like the person below makes it sound. For the most part, we're a student body of dedicated, motivated and intellectual kids. We have a faculty of dedicated, caring and consummate professionals. Sure we have people who don't care, who don't try, and who are disadvantaged, but that's not nearly the majority. Most of us are in AP or IB, and working to get in the best colleges we can. As a senior, I'm honored to be in an environment surrounded by people so dedicated to their education. And I'm glad I choose to go to such an open, accepting school.

- submitted by a student
February 09, 2014
I'm a junior at this school, and i think its an amazing place to spend my four years, ive been here since my freshmen yearm and i believe that even though we are considered the "lousy" one of the 3 littleton high schools, we are extremely close as one. Every school has drug issues, and fights, and all the negative things we are an IB WORLD SCHOOL . diversity is extremely important to us at LHS we dont judge kids because there not white --- cough Arapahoe cough Heritage cough.. our school is one amazing place.. some teachers are mean, and really tough .. but most are really caring and will actually remember you years after you have them.. it is a great school to be in .. haters can hate LHS LION PRIDEEEEEEEE!!!!!

- submitted by a student
August 27, 2013
I couldn't disagree more with the negative review below. I'm in my junior year at LHS and have yet to have any struggles with my teachers. Of the ~22 or so I've had so far, 18 have been absolutely excellent, and the others okay. They've all been ready, willing and eager to help me. They've also all willing to listen to their student's feedback. I don't understand how the reviewer below - a sophomore - could write about IB teachers. IB starts junior year, and the IB teachers teach all IB classes (for the most part), so how they would have any experience with IB Teachers, I don't know. Maybe they had one teacher who taught an IB class as well, but it's impossible that they'd have multiple as a sophomore. And I've heard nothing but good things about my IB Teachers that I have this year. Littleton's community (including staff) are predominately nice, supporting, inclusive and wiling to help. It's a great school, and I don't, for one second, regret choosing LHS. P.S. Students who take honors, AP or IB classes do have a lot of homework. If you don't want a lot, then don't choose those classes. And if you're up until 2am, start your homework earlier and not at 11 o'clock at night.

- submitted by a student
April 11, 2013
I am currently a sophomore at Littleton High School and came to Littleton High School from a Jeffco School. I wanted to go to Littleton because I liked their IB program and passing rate. But when I came to Littleton High School, I wasn't prepared for the way they taught me. I tried to ask the teachers for help but they didn't want to help me or had other classmates answer my question for them. I don't feel that the staff is well-trained. Also most of the teachers are mean and some AP and IB teachers curse their students. I have personally experienced this. Take my word, these school is not worth going to. They only focus on their IB students. If you are planning to go to Littleton, either for AP or IB, just realize that this school will give you a butt load of homework. I am usually up doing homework until 2 am. Hope this helps make your decision.

- submitted by a student
March 11, 2013
This school has absolutely marvelous teachers who really care about the students and are extremely responsible. The principal Dr. Oaks is a strong and enthusiastic leader. Kids choice into this school from all over Denver, Littleton, and other surrounding areas for the great classes as well as the outstanding IB program. The arts classes at this school are amazing. Students are encouraged to try new things and participate in many different activities. This school is Down-to-Earth and non-pretentious.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2010
Excellent school. Could not ask for a better experience. We have two daughters, one who graduated in 2009, and one to graduate in 2011. We open enfroll from out of district, and felt that this was one of the best options in South Denver. Language Arts, Science, and Performing Arts are all top notch. You will easily find a place here without the snobbery of the nearby Douglas County High Schools. A+ rating, send your kids here, you won't be sorry!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
I'm alumni of Littleton High School, and my high school experience was outstanding. Between the teachers, the environment, and everything, it was just a great deal of fun. Go Lions!

- submitted by a community member
August 26, 2009
Littleton High School is one of Colorado's top high schools for many reasons. First of all, Littleton High School has created an engaging learning environment that encourages students to achieve their full academic potential. Students learn in a collaborative and supportive style that develops lifelong learners. Littleton High School offers regular academic classes, Honors Classes, Advanced Placement, IB Classes and Special Needs Classes. The richness of this broad academic offering is unparallelled. Secondly, Littleton recognizes that diversity is a strength and can better prepare students for life beyond Littleton. Students learn to appreciate differences, collaborate in solving problems and are being prepared to be great global citizens. Third, Littleton offers a broad range of extracurricular programs with the encouragement students to try as many of them as possible. The complete high school experience - excellence in academics, raising social awarenes and broad extracurricular participation makes Littleton High School an extraordinary experience.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 23, 2009
As a parent of a sophmore here I think that this school is one of the best in the metro area. There are not many like this one around anymore, all students are encouaged to participate in any and all things that intrest them, and the staff is more than outstanding. Parents are involved to the point that during some functions some have to be turned away from helping because we get in eachothers way...lol Just an AWSOME plsce.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2009
I am currently a student at LHS and I think it is a great school. This school has great teachers and fun classes. Almost everyone is kind and not snobbish at all. There is a lot of different electives to chose from, there are technology, theater, painting and music classes. There are also lots of afterschool programs. Overall, its a very good school.

- submitted by a student
October 08, 2008
the best high school in the enitre city of littleton

- submitted by a student
no rating August 25, 2008
it is a great school, but here is too many off periods. the classes give too much hw. the schoole has no diversity at all. It is very snobby, cliquey

- submitted by a community member
August 17, 2008
This is an amazing school and I'd recommend it to anyone. I'm currently a junior at LHS and I love this school very much. There's so much to do in terms of activities and the curriculum's great and challenging. And then there's the fun awesome classes like Painting and Drama. There's also the IB Program, which I'm in, so I don't know that much about it as yet. There's a play and a musical every year that the students put on and so, they've all been great. There a a great musical a few years ago called Urinetown; you had to pay to pee. lol It was pretty funny. There's all different kinds of students here and everyone's nice. It's very easy to make friends too, and I don't talk much either. So if you're out going and social, you'll have no problem at all!

- submitted by a student
July 29, 2008
LHS provides a challenging curriculum and a great enviornment to learn in. Littleton High School has prepaired me for better things to come.

- submitted by a student
April 12, 2008
The preparation Littleton gave me made college a breeze. I was able to do the IB program, become fluent in Spanish, make All-State Choir, win two Swimming State Championships, and be an All-American. I know Littleton from the perspective of a motivated, talented student, and if your students are driven to succeed, they have more tools at their disposal at Littleton than at Arapahoe and Heritage.

- submitted by a student
December 30, 2007
Teachers are very dedicated and interested in the student's success. Drama and music departments are excellent. The faculty focus on the kids who want to learn.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2007
I have a freshman who is PreIB. We as a family have felt warmly welcomed to the school. He is challenged in the upper level classes but the classes that all students are required to take are simplistic.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2006
All three of my children graduated from Littleton High. They found the classes challenging and the teachers accessible and supportive. As a parent I found the teachers communicative with the home and always available to help understand my kids position in the growing world.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2005
Littleton High School has provided an excellent environment for our student. The teachers and staff have taken the time to know our student as an individual. Our student has been specifically, individually invited to participate in school sports and activities, providing great connection to the school.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2005
LHS offers an excellent IB program. It is the most rigorous program a high school can offer. LHS is a small school but it offers a variety of extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2005
This is a very good high school academically, but as I student I found minimal diversity. The international Bacheloreate Program is a great jump-start for those who are willing to follow a single track program for four years straight through. Send your kids there if they want to do this program. However, the school did not seem to offer as many options for students who did not want to follow this curriculum. It would be nice if more alternatives were offered. Personally, I had more of an interest in art and writing and dropped IB, partly to pursue these interests. The administration is excellent, and a majority of the teachers are very good, although there are a few rotten apples thrown in the batch. The good teachers definitely outnumber the bad, so it is worth dealing with some frustration caused by a handful of losers.

- submitted by a former student
July 23, 2004
School has a fairly good special ed program. Freshman Academy is not all it claims to be. It is too lax with students. Most students in FA are troubled. Dean of students shows no consistency where problem students are concerned.

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2004
LHS has regular classes, AP or advanced placement classes, and the IB program. This draws students from throughout the Denver Area. The student is allowed to excel. Engineers from Lockheed Martin come twice every week from seven to nine p.m. to tutor the AP and IB students in upper level math, chemistry and physics. The teacher's as a group are excellent but are restricted by the administration.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2003
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Littleton High School
199 East Littleton Blvd, Littleton, CO  80121
(303) 347-7700
Last modified Littleton High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Littleton High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top