Niwot High School

8989 E. Niwot Road
Longmont, CO 80503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Niwot High School serves 1,283 students in grades 9-12.
Niwot High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Niwot High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Niwot High School's student population of 1,283 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Niwot High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Niwot High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#146 out of 1734 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
61%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
98%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Niwot High School's ranking?
Niwot High School is ranked #146 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Niwot High School?
The graduation rate of Niwot High School is 98%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Niwot High School?
1,283 students attend Niwot High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Niwot High School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Niwot High School?
Niwot High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Niwot High School offer ?
Niwot High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Niwot High School part of?
Niwot High School is part of St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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