Sheridan High School

Sheridan High School serves 370 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Sheridan High School operates within the Sheridan No. 2 School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 370 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 370 students
Sheridan High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Sheridan High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sheridan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 16:1
Sheridan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Sheridan High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Sheridan High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
73%
32%
Sheridan High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
5%
5%
Sheridan High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
16%
56%
Sheridan High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Sheridan High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sheridan High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.44 0.39
Sheridan High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
67%
34%
Sheridan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Sheridan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,505 students has grown by 64% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,131 is higher than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,173 is higher than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Sheridan No. 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,505 561
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 78%
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $7 MM
Sheridan   No. 2 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $7 MM
Sheridan   No. 2 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,131 $11,613
Sheridan   No. 2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,173 $12,022
Sheridan   No. 2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Soar Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Soar Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Soar Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DenverSoar Academy
    Alternative School
    3201 West Oxford Ave
    DenverCO 80236
    (720)833-6825
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 137 students                      
  • EnglewoodSheridan Middle School
    4107 South Federal Blvd
    EnglewoodCO 80150
    (720)833-6988
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 296 students                      
  • EnglewoodEarly Childhood Education Center
    4000 South Lowell Blvd
    EnglewoodCO 80150
    (720)833-6991
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK | 165 students                      
  • EnglewoodSheridan Elementary School
    3700 South Knox Court
    EnglewoodCO 80150
    (720)833-6989
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 616 students                      
  • DenverKaiser Elementary School
    4500 South Quitman St
    DenverCO 80236
    (720)424-6210
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 332 students                      

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