Weld County School District No. Re-9 School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 912 students in Weld County School District No. Re-9 School District. Weld County School District No. Re-9 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Weld County School District No. Re-9 School District are Highland Middle School, Highland Elementary School and Highland High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Weld County School District No. Re-9 School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameWeld County School District No. Re-9 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.weldre9.k12.co.us/
School District Phone Number(970) 834-1345
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
# of Schools3 Schools1,896 Schools
# of Students912 Students908,272 Students
# of Teachers63 Teachers51,869 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1

District Comparison

Weld County School District No. Re-9 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 182 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#138 out of 183 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.460.60
# of American Indian Students7 Students6,435 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student28,790 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students278 Students305,932 Students
% Hispanic Students
31%
34%
# of Black Students1 Student41,619 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students613 Students485,318 Students
% White Students
67%
53%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student2,281 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students11 Students37,873 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 33,045
# of Students in Kindergarten:6663,350
# of Students in 1st Grade:7064,721
# of Students in 2nd Grade:6965,406
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8167,740
# of Students in 4th Grade:6169,560
# of Students in 5th Grade:8169,605
# of Students in 6th Grade:7169,199
# of Students in 7th Grade:6667,808
# of Students in 8th Grade:7867,768
# of Students in 9th Grade:8469,968
# of Students in 10th Grade:7467,062
# of Students in 11th Grade:6965,086
# of Students in 12th Grade:4267,954
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,965 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,813. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,647 is less than the state median of $13,317. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CO)
Total Revenue$11 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$12 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,965$13,813
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,647$13,317
This chart display average spending per public school student in Weld County School District No. Re-9  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Weld County School District No. Re-9 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Highland Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    209 West 1st
    Ault, CO 80610
    (970) 834-2820

    Grades: 6-8 | 215 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Highland Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 2nd Street
    Pierce, CO 80650
    (970) 834-2853

    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Highland High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    208 West 1st
    Ault, CO 80610
    (970) 834-2816

    Grades: 9-12 | 269 students
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