Arapahoe High School

2201 East Dry Creek Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Arapahoe High School serves 1,884 students in grades 9-12.
Arapahoe High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (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 84% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% 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: 1,884 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Arapahoe High School's student population of 1,884 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,884 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
88 teachers
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School Rankings

Arapahoe High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Arapahoe High School is 0.36, 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
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#36 out of 1734 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
35%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
79%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
93%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
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 Arapahoe High School's ranking?
Arapahoe High School is ranked #36 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Arapahoe High School often compared to?
Arapahoe High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cherry Creek High School, Heritage High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
63% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Arapahoe High School?
The graduation rate of Arapahoe High School is 93%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Arapahoe High School?
1,884 students attend Arapahoe High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Arapahoe High School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Arapahoe High School?
Arapahoe High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Arapahoe High School offer ?
Arapahoe High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Arapahoe High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,884 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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