Conifer Senior High School

Conifer Senior High School serves 856 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Conifer Senior 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 856 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 856 students
Conifer Senior High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Conifer Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Conifer Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less 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 19:1 15:1
Conifer Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Conifer Senior High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
6%
32%
Conifer Senior High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Conifer Senior High School Black (1997-2010)
White
90%
56%
Conifer Senior High School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Conifer Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Conifer Senior 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.
0.19 0.39
Conifer Senior 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.
9%
34%
Conifer Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Conifer Senior 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 Evergreen High School (6.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Jefferson Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Jefferson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Conifer West Jefferson Elementary School
    26501 Barkley Rd
    Conifer , CO 80433
    (303)982-2975
    0.8  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Conifer West Jefferson Middle School
    9449 South Barnes St
    Conifer , CO 80433
    (303)982-9056
    1.3  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Evergreen Marshdale Elementary School
    26663 North Turkey Creek Rd
    Evergreen , CO 80439
    (303)982-5188
    4.1  mi  |  300  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pine Elk Creek Elementary School
    13304 South U South Hwy 28
    Pine , CO 80470
    (303)982-2900
    5.2  mi  |  300  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Evergreen Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Evergreen High School
    29300 Buffalo Rd
    Evergreen , CO 80439
    (303)982-5140
    6.6  mi  |  1017  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Jefferson County, 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 0.00, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Jefferson County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.