Dove Creek High School

525 North Main Street
Dove Creek, CO 81324
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dove Creek High School serves 126 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dove Creek 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dove Creek High School's student population of 126 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Dove Creek 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 Dove Creek High School is 0.17, 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
#1101 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
91%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.60
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDolores County School District Re-2j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Dove Creek High School is Monticello High School (25.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seventh Street Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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