Canon City High School

  • Canon City High School serves 1,079 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Canon City 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Canon City High School's student population of 1,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,079 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canon City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canon City High School is 0.28, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1146 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canon City High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canon City High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Canon City High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Canon City High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Canon City High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
84%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canon City High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.280.60
This chart display the diversity score of Canon City High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Canon City High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Canon City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canon City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFremont Re-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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