Union Colony Preparatory School

2000 Clubhouse Dr,

Greeley, CO, 80634-3643

Tel: (970)348-2800
Grades: 6-12

420 students

Union Colony Preparatory School serves 420 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Union Colony Preparatory School operates within the Greeley,school No. 6, In The County Of Weld And Sta School District.

Overview

The student population of 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 420 students
Union Colony Preparatory School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Union Colony Preparatory School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Union Colony Preparatory 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 0.52 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 18:1 15:1
Union Colony Preparatory School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
Union Colony Preparatory School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
27%
32%
Union Colony Preparatory School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Union Colony Preparatory School Black (1998-2012)
White
64%
56%
Union Colony Preparatory School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Union Colony Preparatory School Sch Ethnicity Union Colony Preparatory 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.
0.52 0.76
Union Colony Preparatory School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
21%
34%
Union Colony Preparatory 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.
n/a
7%
Union Colony Preparatory School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,839 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Greeley,school No. 6, In The County Of Weld And Sta School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
3
Number of Students Managed 19,839 594
Greeley,school  No. 6, In The County Of Weld And Sta School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $166 MM $7 MM
Greeley,school  No. 6, In The County Of Weld And Sta School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $156 MM $7 MM
Greeley,school  No. 6, In The County Of Weld And Sta School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,748 $11,613
Greeley,school  No. 6, In The County Of Weld And Sta School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,259 $12,022
Greeley,school  No. 6, In The County Of Weld And Sta 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 Eng@ge Online Academy (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Ridge Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Ridge Academy (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greeley Eng@ge Online Academy
    2040 Clubhouse Dr
    Greeley , CO , 80634
    (970)348-4600
    0  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greeley Centennial Boces High School
    Alternative School
    2020 Clubhouse Dr
    Greeley , CO , 80634
    (970)356-7404
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Greeley West Ridge Academy
    Charter School
    6200 West 20th St
    Greeley , CO , 80631
    (970)330-3671
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  187  students  |  Gr.  KG-9
  • Greeley Monfort Elementary School
    2101 47th Ave
    Greeley , CO , 80634
    (970)348-2100
    0.7  mi  |  539  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Greeley University Schools
    Charter School
    6525 18th St
    Greeley , CO , 80634
    (970)330-2221
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  1289  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 31, 2011 - i think the learning is good but i think in sertant classes they should give there students longer time to get there work done. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended June 21, 2011 - The academic quality is superior with teachers who care. They have music, art and some sports available and the awards are great. The facilities are adequate, and to be honest I don't know much about parental involvement because I am unable to participate at this time. I would recommend this school, yes! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 17, 2011 - The quality of academic excellence at Union Colony is great, but too much for the students to deal with. It's hard for them to be kids when they have 50 pounds of homework on their backs!You may take whatever music class you like, but their is a very limited set of extracurricular activities, especially the middle school. But that's not the worst part, the worst part is the fact of how much homework each student is required to do everyday is ridiculous! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Greeley, 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 0.53, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Greeley is Greeley West High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.