Lester R Arnold High School

  • Lester R Arnold High School serves 227 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lester R Arnold High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Lester R Arnold High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Lester R Arnold High School's student population of 227 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lester R Arnold High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lester R Arnold High School is 0.31, 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 (16-17)#392 out of 1718 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
82%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
14%
53%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.60
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Graduation Rate40-44%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District N. 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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