Nucla High School

  • Nucla High School serves 60 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nucla High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Nucla High School's student population of 60 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nucla High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nucla High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#436 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
92%
53%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.60
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Graduation Rate≥50%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest End School District No. Re-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nucla Nucla Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 36 students
    0.1 miles
    225 West 4th Avenue
    Nucla, CO 81424
    (970)864-7350
    0.1 7-8 36
  • Naturita Naturita Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 128 students
    3.9 miles
    141 West Main Street
    Naturita, CO 81422
    (970)865-2204
    3.9 PK-6 128
  • Norwood Norwood Public Schools
    Grades: PK-12 | 239 students
    16.7 miles
    1225 West Summit Street
    Norwood, CO 81423
    (970)327-4336
    16.7 PK-12 239
  • Paradox Paradox Valley Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 93 students
    23.8 miles
    21501 6 Mile Road
    Paradox, CO 81429
    (970)859-7236
    23.8 PK-12 93
  • Gateway Gateway School
    Grades: PK-12 | 33 students
    36.6 miles
    One School Road
    Gateway, CO 81522
    (970)254-7080
    36.6 PK-12 33

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