Highlands Ranch High School

9375 Cresthill Lane
Littleton, CO 80130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Highlands Ranch High School serves 1,745 students in grades 9-12.
Highlands Ranch High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Highlands Ranch High School's student population of 1,745 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,745 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

Highlands Ranch High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Highlands Ranch High School is 0.47, 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
#239 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
71%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.60
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Graduation Rate
93%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highlands Ranch High School is Eagle Academy (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cresthill Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Platte River Charter Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Littleton Eagle Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 138 students
    0.0 miles
    9375 Cresthill Lane
    Littleton, CO 80130
    (303) 387-2700
    0 9-12 138
  • Littleton Cresthill Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 865 students
    0.2 miles
    9195 Cresthill Lane
    Littleton, CO 80130
    (303) 387-2800
    0.2 7-8 865
  • Littleton Highlands Ranch High School Pre-k
    Grades: PK | 24 students
    0.3 miles
    9375 Cresthill Lane
    Littleton, CO 80130
    (303) 387-0806
    0.3 PK 24
  • Littleton Platte River Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 600 students
    0.6 miles
    4085 Lark Sparrow St.
    Littleton, CO 80126
    (303) 221-1070
    0.6 K-8 600
  • Littleton Fox Creek Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 516 students
    1.0 miles
    6585 Collegiate Drive
    Littleton, CO 80130
    (303) 387-7000
    1 PK-6 516

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