Montezuma-cortez High School

  • Montezuma-cortez High School serves 682 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Montezuma-cortez High School's student population of 682 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students682 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montezuma-cortez High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montezuma-cortez High School is 0.62, 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#1596 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
23%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
18%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
55%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montezuma-cortez High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.620.40
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Graduation Rate80-84%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontezuma-Cortez No. Re-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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