Overland High School

Overland High School serves 2,290 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Overland High School operates within the Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District.
Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District's 87% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2290 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,290 students
Overland High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Overland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Overland High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Overland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 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 18:1 18:1
Overland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Overland High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
33%
33%
Overland High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
32%
5%
Overland High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
25%
55%
Overland High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Overland 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.
0.73 0.38
Overland 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.
41%
35%
Overland 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.
10%
7%
Overland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District's student population of 54,228 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,387 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 $11,341 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
3
Number of Students Managed 54,228 555
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 83%
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $538 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $587 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,387 $12,220
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,341 $11,937
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah 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 Gateway High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Prairie Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ponderosa Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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