High Plains School

4255 Buffalo Mountain Drive
Loveland, CO 80538
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, High Plains School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 50% in CO
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

High Plains School's student population of 450 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
450 students
This chart display total students of High Plains School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of High Plains School
Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of High Plains School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of High Plains School by grade.

School Rankings

High Plains School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of High Plains School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
#558 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of High Plains School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30-34%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of High Plains School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of High Plains School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of High Plains School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in High Plains School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in High Plains School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in High Plains School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
71%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in High Plains School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in High Plains School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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.
0.46
This chart display the diversity score of High Plains School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in High Plains School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in High Plains School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is High Plains School's ranking?
High Plains School is ranked #558 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are High Plains School often compared to?
High Plains Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like New Vision Charter School, Coyote Ridge Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend High Plains School?
450 students attend High Plains School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of High Plains School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of High Plains School?
High Plains School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does High Plains School offer ?
High Plains School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is High Plains School part of?
High Plains School is part of Thompson School District R-2j.

School Reviews

Review High Plains School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
Collaborative reasoning, which encourages independent critical thinking, is growing in popularity amongst public schools. Learn about collaborative reasoning and how it benefits public school classrooms.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links