Chaffee County High School

613 East Main St,

Buena Vista, CO, 81211-2027

Tel: (719)395-4064
Grades: 7-12

39 students

Chaffee County High School serves 39 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Chaffee County High School operates within the Buena Vista No. R-31 School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 39 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 39 students
Chaffee County High School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Chaffee County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade Chaffee County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 13:1 15:1
Chaffee County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Chaffee County High School American Indian (1992-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
12%
32%
Chaffee County High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Chaffee County High School Black (1995-2012)
White
79%
56%
Chaffee County High School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chaffee County High School Sch Ethnicity Chaffee County 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.
0.36 0.76
Chaffee County High School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
48%
34%
Chaffee County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
15%
7%
Chaffee County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,013 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Buena Vista No. R-31 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,013 594
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 78%
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Graduation Rate (2006-2009)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $7 MM
District Spending $10 MM $7 MM
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,271 $11,613
Buena Vista   No. R-31 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,104 $12,022
Buena Vista   No. R-31 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 Buena Vista Online Academy (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Buena Vista Online Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buena Vista Online Academy (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Buena Vista Buena Vista Online Academy
    613 East Main St
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-4064
    0  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Buena Vista Avery/parsons Elementary School
    516 East Main St
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-7020
    0.1  mi  |  461  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Buena Vista Buena Vista High School
    Railroad And Marquette
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-7100
    0.5  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Buena Vista Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School
    South Railroad And Marquette
    Buena Vista , CO , 81211
    (719)395-7060
    0.5  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Salida Longfellow Elementary School
    350 West 8th St
    Salida , CO , 81201
    (719)530-5260
    22.6  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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Chaffee County, 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 0.28, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.76. The most diverse school district in Chaffee County is Buena Vista School District No. R-31 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.