Air High School

551 North Frontage Road West
Usaf Academy, CO 80840
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Air High School serves 1,351 students in grades 9-12.
Air High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Air High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Air High School's student population of 1,351 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,351 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Air High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Air High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#114 out of 1734 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
35%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
72%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
95%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Air High School's ranking?
Air High School is ranked #114 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Air High School often compared to?
Air High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pine Creek High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Air High School?
The graduation rate of Air High School is 95%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Air High School?
1,351 students attend Air High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Air High School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Air High School?
Air High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Air High School offer ?
Air High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Air High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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