Cheyenne Mountain High School

  • Cheyenne Mountain High School serves 1,255 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cheyenne Mountain High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cheyenne Mountain High School's student population of 1,255 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cheyenne Mountain High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cheyenne Mountain High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#135 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
77%
54%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.40
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Graduation Rate
94%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCheyenne Mountain No. 12 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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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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