Palmer Ridge High School

19255 Monument Hill Road
Monument, CO 80132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Palmer Ridge High School serves 1,181 students in grades 9-12.
Palmer Ridge High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Palmer Ridge High School's student population of 1,181 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Palmer Ridge High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Palmer Ridge High School is 0.30, 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
#104 out of 1768 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
83%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.60
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Graduation Rate
96%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewis-Palmer Countynsolidated School District No. 38 In The County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Palmer Ridge High School is Lewis-palmer High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lewis-palmer Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lewis-palmer Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Monument Lewis-palmer Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 882 students
    0.5 miles
    1776 Woodmoor Drive
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 488-4776
    0.5 7-8 882
  • Monument Lewis-palmer Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 428 students
    1.0 miles
    1315 Lake Woodmoor Drive
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 488-4750
    1 PK-6 428
  • Monument Monument Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,014 student
    1.4 miles
    1150 Village Ridge Point
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 481-1950
    1.4 PK-8 1,014
  • Monument Lewis-palmer High School Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,064 student
    2.1 miles
    1300 Higby Road
    Monument, CO 80132
    (719) 488-4720
    2.1 9-12 1,064
  • Palmer Lake Palmer Lake Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 393 students
    3.1 miles
    115 Upper Glenway
    Palmer Lake, CO 80133
    (719) 488-4760
    3.1 PK-6 393

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