Lester R Arnold High School

Tel: (303)289-2983
Grades: 9-12

256 students

Lester R Arnold High School serves 256 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
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 78%.

Overview

The student population of 256 students has grown by 60% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 256 students
Lester R Arnold High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Lester R Arnold High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lester R Arnold High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 30:1 16:1
Lester R Arnold High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
82%
32%
Lester R Arnold High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
2%
5%
Lester R Arnold High School Black (1988-2013)
White
16%
56%
Lester R Arnold High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Lester R Arnold High School Sch Ethnicity Lester R Arnold High 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.
0.30 0.38
Lester R Arnold High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
48%
34%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,597 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 73% over five years.
School District Name N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 8,597 581
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 68% 78%
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $77 MM n/a
District Spending $114 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,857 $0
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,204 $0
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Adams City High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Adams City Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Commerce CityHanson Elementary School
    7133 East 73rd Ave
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)853-5800
    0.5 mi | 488 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Commerce CityMonaco Elementary School
    7631 Monaco Blvd
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)287-0307
    0.6 mi | 525 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Commerce CityAdams City High School
    7200 Quebec Parkway
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)289-3111
    0.6 mi | 1748 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Commerce CityKemp Elementary School
    6775 Oneida St
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)288-6633
    0.6 mi | 555 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Commerce CityCommunity Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    6880 Holly St
    Commerce CityCO 80022
    (303)288-2711
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 582 students | Gr. PK-8                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 30, 2013 - I love the whole concept of this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended September 26, 2007 - The best school i have ever went to!!! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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