Legacy High School

Legacy High School serves 2,116 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Legacy High School operates within the Adams 12 Five Star s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 2116 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,116 students
Legacy High School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Legacy High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Legacy High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 16:1
Legacy High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Legacy High School American Indian (2001-2013)
Asian
8%
3%
Legacy High School Asian (2001-2013)
Hispanic
18%
32%
Legacy High School Hispanic (2001-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Legacy High School Black (2001-2013)
White
72%
56%
Legacy High School White (2001-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Legacy High School Sch Ethnicity Legacy 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.
0.45 0.38
Legacy High School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
13%
34%
Legacy High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Legacy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,891 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Adams 12 Five Star s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
3
Number of Students Managed 45,891 561
Adams 12 Five Star s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 78%
Adams 12 Five Star s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $399 MM $7 MM
Adams 12 Five Star s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $403 MM $7 MM
Adams 12 Five Star s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,762 $11,613
Adams 12 Five Star s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,861 $12,022
Adams 12 Five Star s School 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 Mountain Range High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westlake Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centennial Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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    BroomfieldCO 80020
    (720)972-5200
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    13200 Westlake Dr
    BroomfieldCO 80020
    (720)972-5280
    0.7 mi | 448 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BroomfieldMeridian Elementary School
    14256 Mckay Park Circle
    BroomfieldCO 80020
    (720)972-7880
    0.8 mi | 632 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WestminsterArapahoe Ridge Elementary School
    13095 Pecos St
    WestminsterCO 80030
    (720)972-5740
    1.1 mi | 617 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BroomfieldCoyote Ridge Elementary School
    13770 Broadlands Dr
    BroomfieldCO 80020
    (720)972-5780
    1.2 mi | 506 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 17, 2011 - High expectations for all students. Good principal..good kids and what's most impressive is the schools band program. That band is one of a kind if not the best i've seen. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 10, 2010 - Not particularly interested in helping LD students succeed. Very puntative atmosphere. - Posted by Parent

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