8989 E. Niwot Road
Longmont, CO 80503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Niwot High School serves 1,200 students in grades 9-12.
Niwot 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 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 (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • 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 1,200 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,200 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Niwot High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#192 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
61%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
92%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Niwot High School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% CO state average), while 69% 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 92%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 80%.

How many students attend Niwot High School?

1,200 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, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Niwot High School?

Niwot High School has a student ration of 24:1, 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 (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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