High Plains School

4255 Buffalo Mountain Drive
Loveland, CO 80538
  • High Plains School serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • High Plains School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • High Plains School's student population of 473 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Plains School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Plains School is 0.37, 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 School Rank (16-17)#745 out of 1718 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
37%
33%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
40%
42%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
78%
53%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High Plains School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.370.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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

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