19255 Monument Hill Road
Monument, CO 80132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Palmer Ridge High School serves 1,227 students in grades 9-12.
Palmer Ridge High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Palmer Ridge High School's student population of 1,227 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of Practice for ALL fall sports
August 08, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of Classes
August 16, 2022 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break, No Classes, District Closed
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break, No Classes, District Closed
November 22, 2022 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break, No Classes, District Closed
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Palmer Ridge High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Palmer Ridge High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#60 out of 1783 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
79%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
97%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Palmer Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmer Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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