Arvada High School

  • Arvada High School serves 896 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Arvada High School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.
  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 896 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 896 students
Arvada High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Arvada High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Arvada High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Arvada High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Arvada High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Arvada High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
4%
3%
Arvada High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
43%
33%
Arvada High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Arvada High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
47%
54%
Arvada High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Arvada High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Arvada High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Arvada High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.39
Arvada High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
34%
Arvada High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
7%
Arvada High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,099 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,885 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
3
Number of Students Managed 86,571 575
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 83%
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $869 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $850 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,099 $14,042
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,885 $13,805
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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