Dakota Ridge Senior High School

13399 West Coal Mine Avenue
Littleton, CO 80127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Dakota Ridge Senior High School serves 1,553 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dakota Ridge Senior High School's student population of 1,553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

Dakota Ridge Senior 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 diversity score of Dakota Ridge Senior 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
#253 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
74%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.60
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Graduation Rate
94%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dakota Ridge Senior High School is Chatfield High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Summit Ridge Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Powderhorn Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Littleton Powderhorn Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 627 students
    0.8 miles
    12109 West Coal Mine Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80127
    (303) 982-0074
    0.8 K-6 627
  • Littleton Summit Ridge Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 693 students
    0.9 miles
    11809 West Coal Mine Road
    Littleton, CO 80127
    (303) 982-9013
    0.9 7-8 693
  • Littleton Mount Carbon Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 491 students
    1.0 miles
    12776 West Cross Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80127
    (303) 982-7900
    1 PK-6 491
  • Littleton Chatfield High School Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,776 student
    1.4 miles
    7227 South Simms Street
    Littleton, CO 80127
    (303) 982-3670
    1.4 9-12 1,776
  • Littleton Bradford K8 North Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-8 | 403 students
    1.5 miles
    2 Woodruff
    Littleton, CO 80127
    (303) 982-4882
    1.5 4-8 403

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