Arvada High School

Arvada High School serves 993 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Arvada High School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 993 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 993 students
Arvada High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Arvada High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Arvada High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 16:1 15:1
Arvada High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Arvada High School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
4%
3%
Arvada High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
36%
32%
Arvada High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Arvada High School Black (1988-2012)
White
52%
56%
Arvada High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Arvada High School Sch Ethnicity Arvada 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.
0.60 0.39
Arvada 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.
48%
34%
Arvada 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.
13%
7%
Arvada High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,801 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,801 594
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 78%
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-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 Early College High School At Arvada (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Arvada Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peck Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ArvadaPeck Elementary School
    6495 Carr St
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)982-0590
    0.3 mi | 383 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ArvadaSecrest Elementary School
    6875 West 64th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)982-0760
    0.7 mi | 416 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ArvadaArvada K-8 Elementary School
    5751 Balsam St
    ArvadaCO 80002
    (303)982-1240
    0.9 mi | 690 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ArvadaLincoln Charter Academy
    Charter School
    6980 Pierce St
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)467-5363
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 548 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ArvadaFitzmorris Elementary School
    6250 Independence St
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)982-1640
    1.1 mi | 368 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Did You Know?
Arvada, 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 0.41, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Arvada is Swanson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.