Overland High School

Overland High School serves 2,248 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Overland High School operates within the Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 2248 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,248 students
Overland High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 127 teachers
Overland High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Overland High School Students 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 0.74 is more 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 18:1 15:1
Overland High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
3%
Overland High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
30%
32%
Overland High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
32%
5%
Overland High School Black (1988-2012)
White
26%
56%
Overland High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Overland High School Sch Ethnicity Overland 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.
0.74 0.58
Overland 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.
40%
34%
Overland 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.
10%
7%
Overland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,540 students has grown by 7867% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 53,540 554
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 87% 78%
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $518 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $492 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $770,747 $11,613
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $731,655 $12,022
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah 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 Gateway High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Prairie Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village East Community Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Aurora Prairie Middle School
    12600 East Jewell Ave
    Aurora , CO , 80012
    (720)747-3000
    0.1  mi  |  1715  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Aurora Village East Community Elementary School
    1433 South Oakland St
    Aurora , CO , 80012
    (720)747-2000
    0.7  mi  |  810  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ponderosa Elementary School
    1885 South Lima St
    Aurora , CO , 80012
    (720)747-2800
    0.7  mi  |  714  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Eastridge Community Elementary School
    11777 East Wesley Ave
    Aurora , CO , 80014
    (720)747-2200
    0.8  mi  |  875  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Axl Academy
    Charter School
    14100 East Jewell Ave
    Aurora , CO , 80012
    (303)377-0758
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  450  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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