Paonia High School

  • Paonia High School serves 228 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Paonia High School's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paonia High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paonia High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#926 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
82%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.40
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Graduation Rate≥90%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDelta County Joint No. 50 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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