13399 West Coal Mine Avenue
Littleton, CO 80127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Dakota Ridge Senior High School serves 1,421 students in grades 9-12.
Dakota Ridge Senior 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 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 77% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Dakota Ridge Senior High School's student population of 1,421 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Dakota Ridge Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Dakota Ridge Senior High School is 0.44, 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
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#106 out of 1783 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
73%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
92%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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