Delta High School

1400 Pioneer Road
Delta, CO 81416
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Delta High School serves 573 students in grades 9-12.
Delta High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Delta High School's student population of 573 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Delta High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Delta High School is 0.48, 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
#1012 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
67%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.60
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDelta County Joint District No. 50 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Delta High School is Vision Charter Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Delta Vision Charter Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 456 students
    0.3 miles
    1080 Pioneer Rd
    Delta, CO 81416
    (970) 874-8226
    0.3 K-12 456
  • Delta Lincoln Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
    0.7 miles
    1050 Hastings
    Delta, CO 81416
    (970) 874-3700
    0.7 K-5 507
  • Delta Garnet Mesa Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 557 students
    0.9 miles
    600 A Street
    Delta, CO 81416
    (970) 874-8003
    0.9 K-5 557
  • Delta Achieve Blended Learning Academy Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12 | 18 students
    1.1 miles
    1765 Highway 50
    Delta, CO 81416
    (970) 874-7671
    1.1 6-12 18
  • Delta Backpack Early Learning Academy
    Grades: PK | 234 students
    1.1 miles
    822 Grand Avenue
    Delta, CO 81416
    (970) 874-9517
    1.1 PK 234

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