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 17:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students45 students
Chaffee County High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Chaffee County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Chaffee County High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeChaffee County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
Chaffee County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
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)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Chaffee County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsChaffee County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO 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.
0.270.60
Chaffee County High School Diversity Score (1994-2015)
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 79% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,685 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has declined by 22% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,711 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District NameBuena Vista No. R-31 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed950575
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate75%83%
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District Graduation Rate (2006-2015)
District Total Revenue$11 MM$7 MM
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$11 MM$7 MM
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,685$12,220
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,711$11,937
Buena Vista No. R-31 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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