Arapahoe High School

2201 East Dry Creek Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Arapahoe High School serves 2,230 students in grades 9-12.
Arapahoe High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Arapahoe High School's student population of 2,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

Arapahoe High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Arapahoe High School is 0.34, 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
#93 out of 1768 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
81%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.60
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Graduation Rate
94%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittleton School District No. 6 In The County Of Arapahoe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Arapahoe High School is Heritage High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John Wesley Powell Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandburg Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Littleton Sandburg Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 503 students
    0.8 miles
    6900 South Elizabeth Street
    Littleton, CO 80122
    (303) 347-4675
    0.8 K-5 503
  • Littleton Twain Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 319 students
    0.8 miles
    6901 South Franklin Street
    Littleton, CO 80122
    (303) 347-4700
    0.8 K-5 319
  • Littleton John Wesley Powell Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 951 students
    1.0 miles
    8000 South Corona Way
    Littleton, CO 80122
    (303) 347-7850
    1 6-8 951
  • Littleton Hopkins Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    1.1 miles
    7171 South Pennsylvania Street
    Littleton, CO 80122
    (303) 347-4550
    1.1 PK-5 347
  • Littleton Franklin Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 611 students
    1.3 miles
    1603 East Euclid Ave
    Littleton, CO 80121
    (303) 347-4500
    1.3 K-5 611

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