Mountain Vista High School

10585 Mountain Vista Ridge

Littleton, CO 80126
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (303)387-1500
  • Mountain Vista High School serves 2,190 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Mountain Vista High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.
  • Mountain Vista High School operates within the Douglas County No. Re 1 School District.
  • Douglas County No. Re 1 School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the Colorado state average of 78%.

Top Placements (Colorado)

Mountain Vista High School is Listed among the top public schools in Colorado for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

School Overview

  • Mountain Vista High School's student population of 2190 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,190 students
Gender %Mountain Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
Students by GradeMountain Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mountain Vista High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mountain Vista High School is 0.35, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
11%
33%
White
80%
54%
Two or more races
4%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMountain Vista High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.39
Graduation Rate
96%
78%
Mountain Vista High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mountain Vista High School is Douglas County No. Re 1 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Douglas County No. Re 1 School District's student population of 66,797 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,160 in this district is less than the state average of $13,179. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,010 is less than the state average of $12,694. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameDouglas County No. Re 1 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    90
    3
    Number of Students Managed66,797558
    Douglas County No. Re 1 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    43%
    33%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    49%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    90%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$592 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$583 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,160$13,179
    District Spending / Student$9,010$12,694
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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