Thunderridge High School

Thunderridge High School serves 1,854 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher 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%.
Thunderridge High School operates within the Douglas County , No. Re 1 School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 1854 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,854 students
Thunderridge High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Thunderridge High School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Thunderridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 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 22:1 15:1
Thunderridge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
Thunderridge High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
12%
32%
Thunderridge High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Thunderridge High School Black (1997-2012)
White
79%
56%
Thunderridge High School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thunderridge High School Sch Ethnicity Thunderridge 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
Thunderridge High School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
4%
34%
Thunderridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Thunderridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,214 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Douglas County , No. Re 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
3
Number of Students Managed 65,214 595
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 98% 78%
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $568 MM n/a
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $607 MM n/a
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $0
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,329 $0
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 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 Stem Middle & High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ranch View Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trailblazer Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Highlands Ranch Ranch View Middle School
    1731 Wildcat Reserve Parkway
    Highlands Ranch , CO , 80129
    (303)387-2300
    0.4  mi  |  1015  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Highlands Ranch Trailblazer Elementary School
    9760 South Hackberry
    Highlands Ranch , CO , 80126
    (303)387-6250
    0.4  mi  |  527  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Highlands Ranch Coyote Creek Elementary School
    2861 Baneberry Court
    Highlands Ranch , CO , 80129
    (303)387-6175
    0.7  mi  |  398  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Highlands Ranch Eldorado Elementary School
    1305 Timbervale Trail
    Highlands Ranch , CO , 80126
    (303)387-6325
    0.7  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Highlands Ranch Saddle Ranch Elementary School
    805 West English Sparrow Trail
    Highlands Ranch , CO , 80129
    (303)387-6400
    1  mi  |  577  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Did You Know?
Highlands Ranch, 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 0.38, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Highlands Ranch is Arrowwood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.