Harold Ferguson High School

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Harold Ferguson High School serves 109 students in grades 10-12.
Harold Ferguson 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 ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Harold Ferguson High School's student population of 109 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Harold Ferguson 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 Harold Ferguson High School is 0.51, 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
#1462 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
27%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
65%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.60
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThompson School District R-2j 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 Harold Ferguson High School is Leap School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Loveland Leap School
    Grades: K-12 | 187 students
    0.0 miles
    1101 Hilltop Dr
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-5300
    0 K-12 187
  • Loveland Van Buren Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 124 students
    0.4 miles
    1811 West 15th Street
    Loveland, CO 80538
    (970) 613-7000
    0.4 K-5 124
  • Loveland Garfield Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 262 students
    0.6 miles
    720 Colorado Avenue
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-6000
    0.6 K-5 262
  • Loveland Bill Reed Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 628 students
    1.1 miles
    370 West 4th Street
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-7200
    1.1 6-8 628
  • Loveland Truscott Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 221 students
    1.1 miles
    211 West 6th Street
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-6900
    1.1 K-5 221

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