Sterling High School

Sterling High School serves 570 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Sterling High School operates within the No. Re-1, Valley School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 570 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 570 students
Sterling High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sterling High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Sterling High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sterling High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 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 17:1 18:1
Sterling High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
27%
33%
Sterling High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Sterling High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
69%
55%
Sterling High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Sterling High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sterling 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.
0.45 0.38
Sterling High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
36%
35%
Sterling High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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%
Sterling High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,305 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,665 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,160 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name No. Re-1, Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 2,305 555
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 83%
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $7 MM
  No. Re-1, Valley School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $23 MM $7 MM
  No. Re-1, Valley School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,665 $12,220
  No. Re-1, Valley School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,160 $11,937
  No. Re-1, Valley School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Merino Junior Senior High School (12.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sterling Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Campbell Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SterlingSterling Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 416 students1177 Pawnee St
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-1041
    0.36-8416
  • SterlingCampbell Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 442 students902 Clark
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-2515
    0.43-5442
  • SterlingHagen Early Education Center
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK | 155 students301 Hagen St
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-0432
    1.5PK155
  • SterlingAyres Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 425 students1812 Robin Rd
    SterlingCO 80751
    (970)522-1409
    1.7KG-2425
  • MerinoMerino Elementary School
    12.6 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 165 students315 Lee
    MerinoCO 80741
    (970)522-7229
    12.6KG-6165

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