1200 Cresta Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Cheyenne Mountain High School serves 1,264 students in grades 9-12.
Cheyenne Mountain 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Cheyenne Mountain High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Cheyenne Mountain High School's student population of 1,264 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,264 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
80 teachers
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School Rankings

Cheyenne Mountain High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cheyenne Mountain High School is 0.42, 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 Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#35 out of 1783 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Graduation Rate
96%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
SO MANY extracurricular activities/art/music programs. Sports are managed very well, LOTS of scholarships. Parent funding is fundamental, as well as their involvement, and key to the school's success. Facilities are managed as well as possible, and school spirit is out of this world.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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