Adams City High School

7200 Quebec Parkway
Commerce City, CO 80022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Adams City High School serves 1,798 students in grades 9-12.
Adams City High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Adams City High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Adams City High School's student population of 1,798 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,798 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

Adams City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Adams City High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1630 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
87%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
10%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.230.60
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Graduation Rate
74%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Adams City High School is Lester R Arnold High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kearney Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Commerce City Hanson Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
    0.2 miles
    7133 East 73rd Avenue
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 853-5800
    0.2 PK-5 448
  • Commerce City Lester R Arnold High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 227 students
    0.5 miles
    6500 East 72nd Avenue
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 289-2983
    0.5 9-12 227
  • Commerce City Kemp Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
    0.6 miles
    6775 Oneida Street
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 288-6633
    0.6 PK-5 554
  • Commerce City Monaco Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
    0.7 miles
    7631 Monaco Boulevard
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 287-0307
    0.7 K-5 439
  • Commerce City Community Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    1.2 miles
    6880 Holly Street
    Commerce City, CO 80022
    (303) 288-2711
    1.2 PK-5 549

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