Arvada High School

Arvada High School serves 906 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Arvada High School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 906 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 906 students
Arvada High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Arvada High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Arvada High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Arvada High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is equal to the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Arvada High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Arvada High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Arvada High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
43%
33%
Arvada High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Arvada High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
48%
55%
Arvada High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Arvada High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.59
Arvada High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
35%
Arvada High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
7%
Arvada High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 79% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,184 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,011 555
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 83%
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $879 MM n/a
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $892 MM n/a
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,184 n/a
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,334 n/a
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Early College Of Arvada (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Arvada Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peck Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ArvadaPeck Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 342 students
    0.3 miles
    6495 Carr St
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)982-0590
    0.3KG-6342
  • ArvadaSecrest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 396 students
    0.7 miles
    6875 West 64th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)982-0760
    0.7PK-6396
  • ArvadaLincoln Charter AcademyCharter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 643 students
    0.9 miles
    7180 Oak St
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)467-5363
    0.9PK-8643
  • ArvadaArvada K-8 Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 602 students
    1 miles
    5751 Balsam St
    ArvadaCO 80002
    (303)982-1240
    1KG-8602
  • ArvadaFitzmorris Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 346 students
    1.1 miles
    6250 Independence St
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)982-1640
    1.1PK-6346

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