Douglas County High School

2842 Front Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Douglas County High School serves 1,859 students in grades 9-12.
Douglas County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 49% (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 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Douglas County High School's student population of 1,859 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,859 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

Douglas County High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Douglas County High School is 0.40, 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
#488 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
76%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.60
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Graduation Rate
93%
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 NameDouglas County School District No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Douglas County High School is Cloverleaf Home Education (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Academy Charter School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Castle Rock Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 767 students
    0.6 miles
    1551 Prairie Hawk Drive
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303) 660-4881
    0.6 PK-8 767
  • Castle Rock Castle Rock Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 444 students
    0.6 miles
    1103 Canyon Drive
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303) 387-5000
    0.6 PK-6 444
  • Castle Rock World Compass Academy Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 596 students
    0.6 miles
    2400 South Perry Street
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303) 814-5200
    0.6 PK-7 596
  • Castle Rock Cantril
    Grades: PK | 39 students
    1.0 miles
    312 Cantril Street
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303) 387-0806
    1 PK 39
  • Castle Rock Cloverleaf Home Education Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 347 students
    1.0 miles
    312 Cantril Street Ste 101
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    (303) 387-0100
    1 K-12 347

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