Overland High School

Overland High School serves 2,201 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% 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 2201 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,201 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
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 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
32%
32%
Black
33%
5%
White
25%
56%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.73 0.39
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.
41%
34%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 54,439 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% 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
60
3
Number of Students Managed 54,439 561
Graduation Rate 87% 78%
District Total Revenue $518 MM $7 MM
District Spending $492 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,116 $11,613
District Spending / Student $9,603 $12,022
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 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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