High Plains School

4255 Buffalo Mountain Drive
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
High Plains School serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 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% (majority Hispanic).

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 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 Testing Rank
#726 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.60
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to High Plains School is Mountain View High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is New Vision Charter School (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Loveland Mountain View High School Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,250 student
    0.7 miles
    3500 Mountain Lion Drive
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-7800
    0.7 9-12 1,250
  • Loveland New Vision Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 481 students
    2.1 miles
    2366 E 1st Street
    Loveland, CO 80538
    (970) 593-5827
    2.1 K-8 481
  • Loveland Winona Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 349 students
    2.5 miles
    201 South Boise Avenue
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970) 613-7100
    2.5 K-5 349
  • Loveland Conrad Ball Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 528 students
    2.6 miles
    2660 North Monroe Avenue
    Loveland, CO 80538
    (970) 613-7300
    2.6 6-8 528
  • Loveland Mary Blair Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 313 students
    2.6 miles
    860 East 29 Street
    Loveland, CO 80538
    (970) 613-6400
    2.6 K-5 313

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