Colfax High School
Colfax High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
- Category Attribute
- Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
- Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
- Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
- Colfax High School's student population of 601 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||601 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||26 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Colfax High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (CA)|
|Overall School Rank||#1746 out of 9602 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||45-49%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||75-79%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||23:1||23:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Placer Union High School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Colfax Colfax Elementary School Grades: K-8 | 349 students
24825 Ben Taylor Rd.
Colfax, CA 95713
(530)346-2202 0.3 K-8 349
- Colfax Core Placer Charter Grades: K-12 | 438 students
1033 S. Auburn St.
Colfax, CA 95713
(530)346-8340 1.0 K-12 438
- Grass Valley Chicago Park Community Charter Grades: K-8 | 63 students
15725 Mount Olive Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530)346-2153 2.6 K-8 63
- Grass Valley Chicago Park Elementary School Grades: K-8 | 123 students
15725 Mt. Olive Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530)346-2153 2.6 K-8 123
Great school with a focus in education. This is an IB school with many AP classes starting freshman year. The school is lead by an energetic administration, and a faculty that is engaged with the students. The arts are well represented including the national award-winning choir! Sports excel with many section titles including football, boys and girls' basketball and baseball. Many clubs available to join including one of the largest Leo's clubs in the state. Parents can be involved as much as they want and are encouraged to do so. Besides being a great school the campus setting is picturesque!
- Posted by Parent - Grooker
Poor offering of AP classes. Can't even take them until Jr. year. No support for the arts. All the support for their football. Low level of parent involvement. Academic class quality fall very short of other high schools similar size. Wood shop taught in Tech Essentials a computer class, computer instruction consequently very limited. Extracurricular activities are few and far between. The school's main extracurricular expenditure of dollars and time is football. Big bully and drug problems. I overheard a drug exchange while picking up my children in the parking lot. School doesn't seem to be able to handle their discord. Very cliquey, unfriendly atmosphere.
- Posted by Parent - iruna
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