Montrose High School

Montrose High School serves 1,359 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Montrose High School operates within the Montrose County Re-1j School District.
Montrose County Re-1j School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,359 students
Montrose High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Montrose High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Montrose High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Montrose High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more 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
Montrose High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
31%
33%
Montrose High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
66%
55%
Montrose High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Montrose 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.
0.47 0.38
Montrose 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.
28%
35%
Montrose 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.
7%
7%
Montrose High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Montrose County Re-1j School District's student population of 6,200 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,653 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,140 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Montrose County Re-1j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 6,200 555
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 83%
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $7 MM
Montrose County   Re-1j School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $53 MM $7 MM
Montrose County   Re-1j School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,653 $12,220
Montrose County   Re-1j School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,140 $11,937
Montrose County   Re-1j School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Peak Virtual Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peak Virtual Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peak Virtual Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MontrosePeak Virtual Academy
    Grades: KG-12 | 132 students
    0.4 miles
    930 Colorado Ave
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-7726
    0.4KG-12132
  • MontrosePomona Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 382 students
    0.4 miles
    1045 South Cascade
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-2514
    0.4KG-5382
  • MontrosePassage Charter SchoolAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    0.5 miles
    703 South 9th St
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-1472
    0.59-1219
  • MontroseColumbine Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 510 students
    0.6 miles
    600 South 12th St
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-2581
    0.66-8510
  • MontroseCentennial Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 594 students
    0.7 miles
    1100 South 5th St
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-2576
    0.76-8594

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