Chaffee County High School

Tel: (719)395-4064
  • Chaffee County High School serves 45 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Chaffee County High School operates within the Buena Vista No. R-31 School District.
  • Buena Vista No. R-31 School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 45 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 45 students
Chaffee County High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Chaffee County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Chaffee County High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Chaffee County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 11:1 18:1
Chaffee County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
American Indian
7%
1%
Chaffee County High School American Indian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
4%
33%
Chaffee County High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Chaffee County High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
85%
54%
Chaffee County High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Chaffee County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Chaffee County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Chaffee County 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.
0.27 0.39
Chaffee County High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
44%
34%
Chaffee County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
11%
7%
Chaffee County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buena Vista No. R-31 School District's student population of 950 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 79% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,801 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,657 is higher than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has grown by 64% over four years.
School District Name Buena Vista No. R-31 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 950 575
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 83%
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District Graduation Rate (2006-2010)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $8 MM
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $8 MM
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,801 $14,042
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,657 $13,805
Buena Vista No. R-31 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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