Platte Valley High School

Platte Valley High School serves 346 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Platte Valley High School operates within the Weld County No. Re-7 School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 346 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 346 students
Platte Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Platte Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Platte Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 15:1 15:1
Platte Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Platte Valley High School Asian (1991-2009)
Hispanic
25%
32%
Platte Valley High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Platte Valley High School Black (2009-2010)
White
73%
56%
Platte Valley High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Platte Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Platte Valley 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.
0.41 0.39
Platte Valley 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.
21%
34%
Platte 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%
Platte Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,086 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Weld County No. Re-7 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,086 594
Weld County   No. Re-7 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 78%
Weld County   No. Re-7 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $7 MM
Weld County   No. Re-7 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $7 MM
Weld County   No. Re-7 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,668 $11,613
Weld County   No. Re-7 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,252 $12,022
Weld County   No. Re-7 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 Cameron School (7.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Platte Valley Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Platte Valley Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Weld 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 0.38, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Weld County is Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-1 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.