Montrose High School

  • Montrose High School serves 1,365 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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 21:1 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

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

School Overview

  • Montrose High School's student population of 1,365 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montrose High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montrose High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#1294 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Montrose High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
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White
60%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Montrose 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
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montrose High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.510.39
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Graduation Rate
92%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Montrose High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Montrose 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
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montrose 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 NameMontrose County Re-1J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Montrose High School is Peak Virtual Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montrose Peak Virtual Academy
    Grades: K-12 | 233 students
    0.4 miles
    526 N. 6th Street
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-7726
    0.4 K-12 233
  • Montrose Pomona Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 386 students
    0.4 miles
    1045 South Cascade
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-2514
    0.4 K-5 386
  • Montrose Passage Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
    0.5 miles
    703 South 9th Street
    Montrose, CO 81401
    (970)249-1472
    0.5 9-12 22
  • Montrose Columbine Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 497 students
    0.6 miles
    600 South 12th Street
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-2581
    0.6 6-8 497
  • Montrose Centennial Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 554 students
    0.7 miles
    1100 South 5th Street
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-2576
    0.7 6-8 554

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