Thunderridge High School

Thunderridge High School serves 1,989 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Thunderridge High School operates within the Douglas County , No. Re 1 School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1989 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,989 students
Thunderridge High School Total Students (1997-2014)
Gender % Thunderridge High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Thunderridge High School Total Teachers (1997-2014)
Students by Grade Thunderridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less 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 21:1 18:1
Thunderridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Thunderridge High School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
12%
33%
Thunderridge High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
1%
5%
Thunderridge High School Black Students (1997-2014)
White
80%
55%
Thunderridge High School White Students (1997-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Thunderridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Thunderridge 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.
0.35 0.38
Thunderridge High School Diversity Score (1997-2014)
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.
4%
35%
Thunderridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
2%
7%
Thunderridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,703 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,883 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,720 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Douglas County , No. Re 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
85
3
Number of Students Managed 65,703 555
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 83%
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $592 MM $7 MM
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $583 MM $7 MM
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,883 $12,220
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,720 $11,937
Douglas County  , No. Re 1 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 Stem Middle & High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ranch View Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trailblazer Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • LittletonRanch View Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 1007 students1731 Wildcat Reserve Parkway
    LittletonCO 80129
    (303)387-2300
    0.47-81007
  • LittletonTrailblazer Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 485 students9760 South Hackberry
    LittletonCO 80126
    (303)387-6250
    0.4KG-6485
  • LittletonCoyote Creek Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 411 students2861 Baneberry Court
    LittletonCO 80129
    (303)387-6175
    0.7KG-6411
  • LittletonEldorado Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 588 students1305 Timbervale Trail
    LittletonCO 80126
    (303)387-6325
    0.7KG-6588
  • LittletonSaddle Ranch Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 581 students805 West English Sparrow Trail
    LittletonCO 80129
    (303)387-6400
    1KG-6581

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