Arvada High School

  • Arvada High School serves 822 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Arvada 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% 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

  • Arvada High School's student population of 822 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students822 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arvada 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 Arvada High School is 0.61, which is more 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#1558 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
44%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.60
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Graduation Rate
76%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arvada Peck Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 318 students
    0.3 miles
    6495 Carr Street
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 982-0590
    0.3 K-6 318
  • Arvada Secrest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
    0.7 miles
    6875 West 64th Avenue
    Arvada, CO 80003
    (303) 982-0760
    0.7 PK-6 364
  • Arvada Doral Academy Of Colorado Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 231 students
    0.9 miles
    7100 Wadsworth Blvd
    Arvada, CO 80003
    (303) 250-3627
    0.9 K-8 231
  • Arvada Lincoln Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 772 students
    0.9 miles
    7180 Oak Street
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 467-5363
    0.9 PK-8 772
  • Arvada Arvada K-8
    Grades: K-8 | 615 students
    1.0 miles
    5751 Balsam Street
    Arvada, CO 80002
    (303) 982-1240
    1.0 K-8 615

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