35947 Highway 6
New Castle, CO 81647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Coal Ridge High School serves 552 students in grades 9-12.
Coal Ridge High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Coal Ridge High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Coal Ridge High School's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
Yes
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
Yes

School Rankings

Coal Ridge High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Coal Ridge High School is 0.53, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#419 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Coal Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
48%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
49%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Coal Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Coal Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 552 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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