Heritage High School

  • Heritage High School serves 1,729 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (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 53% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Heritage High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Heritage High School's student population of 1,729 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,729 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Heritage High School
Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heritage High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heritage High School is 0.39, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank
11%
30%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Heritage High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Heritage High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
77%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Heritage High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heritage High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.390.39
This chart display the diversity score of Heritage High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Heritage High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heritage High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLittleton No. 6 In The County Of Arapahoe School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Littleton Runyon Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 460 students
    0.3 miles
    7455 South Elati Street
    Littleton, CO 80120
    (303)347-4650
    0.3 K-5 460
  • Littleton Littleton Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 465 students
    0.7 miles
    1200 West Mineral Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80120
    (303)798-5252
    0.7 K-8 465
  • Littleton Euclid Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 708 students
    1.0 miles
    777 West Euclid Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80120
    (303)347-7800
    1.0 6-8 708
  • Littleton Hopkins Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 352 students
    1.2 miles
    7171 South Pennsylvania Street
    Littleton, CO 80122
    (303)347-4550
    1.2 PK-5 352
  • Littleton Moody Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
    1.2 miles
    6390 South Windermere Street
    Littleton, CO 80120
    (303)347-4600
    1.2 PK-5 391

School Reviews

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School seems to only care about the upper 10% of students. Our son has ADHD and the school made no serious attempt to educate him. The teacher were worthless and totally untrained to handle his education. They labeled him as lazy, bad or stupid and just ignored him. None of them followed his education plan as mandated by the federal government. The was the worst school experience for him and our entire family we have experienced. Unless your kid is a top student don't send him or her to this school. Transfer to Highlands Ranch if you can. By the way our son was getting D's and F's at Heritage and is now back to getting A's and B's as in the past
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