Cherry Creek High School

9300 East Union Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Cherry Creek High School serves 3,809 students in grades 9-12.
Cherry Creek High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,809 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cherry Creek High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Cherry Creek High School's student population of 3,809 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 189 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,809 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
189 teachers
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School Rankings

Cherry Creek High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cherry Creek High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#23 out of 1734 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
35%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
64%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
95%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cherry Creek High School's ranking?
Cherry Creek High School is ranked #23 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Cherry Creek High School?
The graduation rate of Cherry Creek High School is 95%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Cherry Creek High School?
3,809 students attend Cherry Creek High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Cherry Creek High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cherry Creek High School?
Cherry Creek High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Cherry Creek High School offer ?
Cherry Creek High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Cherry Creek High School part of?

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Seniors' Last Day of School
May 09, 2024 (Thursday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
No School ~ Thanksgiving Break ~ All Schools
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)

School Reviews

5   10/7/2020
Great school! There are a lot of students so the hallways are very crowded but Cherry Creek High School is a very fun but academically rigorous school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Annabella Gross

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,809 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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