12400 East Jewell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Overland High School serves 2,377 students in grades 9-12.
Overland High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Overland High School's student population of 2,377 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 136 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
136 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
No School ~ Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 17, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 20, 2023 (Monday)

School Rankings

Overland High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Overland High School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#843 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
34%
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Black
28%
5%
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White
21%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Graduation Rate
87%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 1%)

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