Montrose High School

Montrose High School serves 1,380 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Montrose High School operates within the Montrose County Re-1j School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 1380 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,380 students
Montrose High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Montrose High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Montrose High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 21:1 15:1
Montrose High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Montrose High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
27%
32%
Montrose High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Montrose High School Black (1991-2010)
White
68%
56%
Montrose High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Montrose High School Sch Ethnicity Montrose 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.
0.47 0.39
Montrose 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.
31%
34%
Montrose 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.
4%
7%
Montrose High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,395 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Montrose County Re-1j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 6,395 594
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 78%
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $7 MM
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $53 MM $7 MM
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,261 $11,613
Montrose County   Re-1j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,140 $12,022
Montrose County   Re-1j 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 Peak Virtual Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Peak Virtual Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peak Virtual Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MontrosePeak Virtual Academy
    930 Colorado Ave
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-7726
    0.4 mi | 37 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • MontrosePomona Elementary School
    1045 South Cascade
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-2514
    0.4 mi | 411 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MontrosePassage Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    703 South 9th St
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-1472
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 22 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MontroseColumbine Middle School
    600 South 12th St
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-2581
    0.6 mi | 523 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MontroseCentennial Middle School
    1100 South 5th St
    MontroseCO 81401
    (970)249-2576
    0.7 mi | 547 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Montrose, 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 0.44, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Montrose is Johnson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.