Lester R Arnold High School

  • Lester R Arnold High School serves 239 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Lester R Arnold High School's student population of 239 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lester R Arnold High School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lester R Arnold High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
87%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
9%
53%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lester R Arnold High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.240.40
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Graduation Rate40-44%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name N. 14 in the county of Adams & State of Colo School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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