Dakota Ridge Senior High School

13399 West Coal Mine Avenue
Littleton, CO 80127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dakota Ridge Senior High School serves 1,344 students in grades 9-12.
Dakota Ridge Senior 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 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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 1,344 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
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School Rankings

Dakota Ridge Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dakota Ridge Senior High School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#209 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
71%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
94%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dakota Ridge Senior High School's ranking?
Dakota Ridge Senior High School is ranked #209 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Dakota Ridge Senior High School often compared to?
Dakota Ridge Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chatfield High School, Columbine High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Dakota Ridge Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Dakota Ridge Senior High School is 94%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Dakota Ridge Senior High School?
1,344 students attend Dakota Ridge Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Dakota Ridge Senior High School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dakota Ridge Senior High School?
Dakota Ridge Senior High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Dakota Ridge Senior High School offer ?
Dakota Ridge Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Dakota Ridge Senior High School part of?
Dakota Ridge Senior High School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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