Lester R Arnold High School

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Tel: (303)289-2983
  • Lester R Arnold High School serves 182 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Lester R Arnold High School operates within the N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District.
  • N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 182 students has declined by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 182 students
Lester R Arnold High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lester R Arnold High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Lester R Arnold High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Lester R Arnold High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Lester R Arnold High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Lester R Arnold High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Lester R Arnold High School Asian Students (1990-2011)
Hispanic
85%
33%
Lester R Arnold High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Lester R Arnold High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
12%
54%
Lester R Arnold High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lester R Arnold High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Lester R Arnold High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.39
Lester R Arnold High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
34%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
Lester R Arnold High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District's student population of 8,138 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 73% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,685 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,019 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has declined by 31% over four years.
School District Name N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 8,138 575
 N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 83%
 N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $8 MM
 N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $84 MM $8 MM
 N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,685 $14,042
 N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,019 $13,805
 N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  7/30/2013
I love the whole concept of this school.
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5  9/26/2007
The best school i have ever went to!!!
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