Legend High School

  • Legend High School serves 2,116 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 53% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Legend High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Legend High School's student population of 2,116 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Legend High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Legend High School is 0.33, 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#474 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
81%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Legend High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.330.60
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Graduation Rate
95%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Legend High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

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