Cherry Creek High School

  • Cherry Creek High School serves 3,641 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cherry Creek High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cherry Creek High School's student population of 3,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 180 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers180 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherry Creek High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherry Creek High School is 0.52, 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)#172 out of 1718 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
67%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.60
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Graduation Rate
95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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