Vista Charter School

932 North Park Ave Building,

Montrose, CO, 81401

Tel: (970)249-4470
Grades: 9-12

160 students

Vista Charter School serves 160 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Vista Charter School operates within the Montrose County Re-1j School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 160 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 160 students
Vista Charter School Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Vista Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Vista Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 15:1
Vista Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Vista Charter School Asian (2006-2010)
Hispanic
31%
32%
Vista Charter School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Vista Charter School Black (2005-2012)
White
63%
56%
Vista Charter School White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Vista Charter School Sch Ethnicity Vista Charter School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.51 0.58
Vista Charter School Diversity Score (2005-2012)
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.
54%
34%
Vista Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
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%
Vista Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,395 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Montrose County Re-1j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 6,395 554
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 84% 78%
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $7 MM
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $53 MM $7 MM
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,261 $11,613
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,140 $12,022
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Montrose High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Centennial Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Montrose Northside Elementary School
    528 North Uncompahgre
    Montrose , CO , 81401
    (970)249-2554
    0.3  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Montrose Montrose High School
    600 South Selig Ave
    Montrose , CO , 81401
    (970)249-6636
    1.1  mi  |  1380  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Montrose Centennial Middle School
    1100 South 5th St
    Montrose , CO , 81401
    (970)249-2576
    1.1  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Montrose Passage Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    703 South 9th St
    Montrose , CO , 81401
    (970)249-1472
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Montrose Peak Virtual Academy
    930 Colorado Ave
    Montrose , CO , 81401
    (970)249-7726
    1.4  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Montrose, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.52, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Montrose is Johnson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.