Columbine High School

  • Columbine High School serves 1,691 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Columbine High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Columbine High School's student population of 1,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbine High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Columbine 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#346 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbine 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbine High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbine High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.60
This chart display the diversity score of Columbine High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbine High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbine High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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