Grand Mesa High School

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  • Grand Mesa High School serves 132 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Grand Mesa 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 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Grand Mesa High School's student population of 132 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grand Mesa High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grand Mesa High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:117:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
32%
34%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
49%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.650.39
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Graduation Rate10-14%
78%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlateau Valley No. 50 in the county of Mesa School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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I went to this school in 1990-1991. I got my high school diploma, and an intro to data processing. Now, I am further my education for my bachelor program at ASU for CIS, computer information system. I learned leadership skills, which helped me to be a supervisor for 8 years.
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