Grand Valley High School

800 Cardinal Way,

Parachute, CO, 81635-0068

Tel: (970)285-5705
Grades: 9-12

332 students

Grand Valley High School serves 332 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Grand Valley High School operates within the Grand Valley, No. 16, In The County Of Garfi School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 332 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 332 students
Grand Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Grand Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Grand Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less 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 15:1 15:1
Grand Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Grand Valley High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Grand Valley High School Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
34%
32%
Grand Valley High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Grand Valley High School Black (1988-2010)
White
59%
56%
Grand Valley High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.54 0.58
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.
32%
34%
Grand Valley 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%
Grand Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,176 students has decreased by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 63% over five years.
School District Name Grand Valley, No. 16, In The County Of Garfi School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,176 554
Grand Valley,   No. 16, In The County Of Garfi School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 78%
Grand Valley,   No. 16, In The County Of Garfi School District Graduation Rate (2005-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $7 MM
Grand Valley,   No. 16, In The County Of Garfi School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM $7 MM
Grand Valley,   No. 16, In The County Of Garfi School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,903 $11,613
Grand Valley,   No. 16, In The County Of Garfi School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $28,159 $12,022
Grand Valley,   No. 16, In The County Of Garfi 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 De Beque Undivided High School (11 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Grand Valley Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bea Underwood Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • Recommended February 23, 2011 - Great classes small sized school with approachable faculty. - Posted by Parent

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