Arapahoe Ridge High School

6600 Arapahoe Avenue
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Arapahoe Ridge High School serves 103 students in grades 9-12.
Arapahoe Ridge 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 ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Arapahoe Ridge High School's student population of 103 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Arapahoe Ridge 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 Arapahoe Ridge High School is 0.57, 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
#1665 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
30%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.60
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Graduation Rate
50-54%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley School District No. Re2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Arapahoe Ridge High School is Halcyon School (special Education) (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nevin Platt Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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