Overland High School

  • Overland High School serves 2,340 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Overland High School operates within the Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District.
  • Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District's 87% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2340 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 120 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,340 students
Overland High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Overland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Overland High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Overland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Overland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Overland High School American Indian Students (1995-2012)
Asian
5%
3%
Overland High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
33%
33%
Overland High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
33%
5%
Overland High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
25%
54%
Overland High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Overland High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Overland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.39
Overland High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
10%
Overland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
2%
Overland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District's student population of 53,833 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,275 in this district is less than the state average of $13,207. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,964 is less than the state average of $13,450. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
3
Number of Students Managed 53,833 575
Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 87% 83%
Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue $549 MM $8 MM
Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $532 MM $8 MM
Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,275 $13,207
Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,964 $13,450
Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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