Lester R Arnold High School

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

251 students

Lester R Arnold High School serves 251 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% 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 251 students has grown by 56% over five years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 251 students
Lester R Arnold High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Lester R Arnold High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lester R Arnold High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 15:1
Lester R Arnold High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Lester R Arnold High School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
79%
32%
Lester R Arnold High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Lester R Arnold High School Black (1988-2012)
White
17%
56%
Lester R Arnold High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.35 0.76
Lester R Arnold High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
43%
34%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,346 students has grown by 18% 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 8,346 594
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 $7 MM
District Spending $114 MM $7 MM
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,857 $11,613
  N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,204 $12,022
  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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Commerce City Hanson Elementary School
    7133 East 73rd Ave
    Commerce City , CO , 80022
    (303)853-5800
    0.4  mi  |  388  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Commerce City Adams City High School
    7200 Quebec Parkway
    Commerce City , CO , 80022
    (303)289-3111
    0.5  mi  |  1689  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Commerce City Kemp Elementary School
    6775 Oneida St
    Commerce City , CO , 80022
    (303)288-6633
    0.5  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Commerce City Monaco Elementary School
    7631 Monaco Blvd
    Commerce City , CO , 80022
    (303)287-0307
    0.6  mi  |  583  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Commerce City Community Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    6880 Holly St
    Commerce City , CO , 80022
    (303)288-2711
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  494  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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  • Recommended July 30, 2013 - I love the whole concept of this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni
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