Lester R Arnold High School

6500 East 72nd Ave

Commerce City, CO 80022-2006

Tel: (303)289-2983
Grades 9-12
220 students
Lester R Arnold High School serves 220 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Lester R Arnold High School operates within the N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 220 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 220 students
Lester R Arnold High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lester R Arnold High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Lester R Arnold High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lester R Arnold High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Lester R Arnold High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
79%
33%
Lester R Arnold High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Lester R Arnold High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
19%
55%
Lester R Arnold High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lester R Arnold High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.34 0.38
Lester R Arnold High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
41%
35%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,555 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 73% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,256 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,026 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 8,555 555
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 83%
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $7 MM
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $82 MM $7 MM
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,256 $12,220
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,026 $11,937
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo 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 Adams City High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Adams City Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • Commerce CityHanson Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 461 students7133 East 73rd Ave
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)853-5800
    0.4PK-5461
  • Commerce CityAdams City High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1749 students7200 Quebec Parkway
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)289-3111
    0.59-121749
  • Commerce CityKemp Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 587 students6775 Oneida St
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)288-6633
    0.5PK-5587
  • Commerce CityMonaco Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 501 students7631 Monaco Blvd
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)287-0307
    0.6KG-5501
  • Commerce CityCommunity Leadership Academy
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    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 523 students6880 Holly St
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)288-2711
    0.8PK-5523

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