Doherty High School

  • Doherty High School serves 2,101 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Doherty 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Doherty High School's student population of 2,101 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Doherty High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Doherty High School is 0.60, which is equal to 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 School Rank (16-17)#1157 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
57%
53%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.60
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Graduation Rate
89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs School District No. 11 In The County Of E School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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