Longmont High School

  • Longmont High School serves 1,294 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Longmont High School's student population of 1,294 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,294 students
This chart display total students of Longmont High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Longmont High School
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Longmont High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Longmont High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Longmont High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Longmont High School is 0.52, which is more 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#950 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Longmont High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Longmont High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Longmont High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Longmont High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Longmont High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
35%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Longmont High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Longmont High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Longmont High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Longmont High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Longmont High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.520.40
This chart display the diversity score of Longmont High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Longmont High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Longmont High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longmont High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Vrain Valley No. Re1J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

5  
Fantastic school, I loved it. And in a great district as well
- Posted by

Review Longmont High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As the school year kicks into full swing, we examine the many fees and other hidden costs lurking in a “free” public education today.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.