Palisade High School

3679 G Road
Palisade, CO 81526
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Palisade High School serves 1,053 students in grades 9-12.
Palisade High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Palisade High School's student population of 1,053 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,053 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Palisade High School
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Comparison

Palisade High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Palisade High School is 0.47, 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 Testing Rank
#973 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
68%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.60
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Graduation Rate
87%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palisade High School is Central High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Garfield Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Taylor Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palisade Taylor Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
    1.0 miles
    689 Brentwood Dr
    Palisade, CO 81526
    (970) 254-4870
    1 PK-5 422
  • Clifton Mount Garfield Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 657 students
    2.2 miles
    3475 Front Street
    Clifton, CO 81520
    (970) 254-4720
    2.2 6-8 657
  • Clifton Clifton Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    4.3 miles
    3276 F Road
    Clifton, CO 81520
    (970) 254-4760
    4.3 PK-5 456
  • Clifton Rocky Mountain Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    4.9 miles
    3260 D1/2 Road
    Clifton, CO 81520
    (970) 254-4900
    4.9 PK-5 470
  • Grand Junction Chatfield Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 398 students
    5.5 miles
    3188 D1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-4930
    5.5 PK-5 398

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