9375 Cresthill Lane
Littleton, CO 80130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Highlands Ranch High School serves 1,625 students in grades 9-12.
Highlands Ranch High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highlands Ranch High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Highlands Ranch High School's student population of 1,625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,625 students
This chart display total students of Highlands Ranch High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Highlands Ranch High School
Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Highlands Ranch High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Highlands Ranch High School by grade.

School Rankings

Highlands Ranch High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highlands Ranch High School is 0.49, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#118 out of 1783 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Highlands Ranch High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highlands Ranch High 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlands Ranch High 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Highlands Ranch High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Highlands Ranch High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highlands Ranch High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highlands Ranch High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highlands Ranch High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
69%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highlands Ranch High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 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 Highlands Ranch High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highlands Ranch High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.49
This chart display the diversity score of Highlands Ranch High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
80%
This chart display graduation rate of Highlands Ranch High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highlands Ranch High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highlands Ranch High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Highlands Ranch High 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:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
July 11, 2022
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Teaching: Contract Renewal
July 05, 2022
Teaching: Contract Renewal
Most teaching contracts are year-to-year, or longer if you're eligible. Here are some suggestions for safeguarding your employment.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links