Plateau Valley High School

Tel: (970)487-3547
  • Plateau Valley High School serves 99 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Plateau Valley High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.
  • Plateau Valley High School operates within the Plateau Valley No. 50 In The County Of Mesa School District.
  • Plateau Valley No. 50 In The County Of Mesa School District's 25-29% graduation rate is lower than the Colorado state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • Plateau Valley High School's student population of 99 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students99 students
Gender %Plateau Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Students by GradePlateau Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Plateau Valley High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plateau Valley High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
Hispanic
12%
33%
White
87%
54%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsPlateau Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.230.39
Graduation Rate≥80%
78%
Plateau Valley High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Plateau Valley High School is Plateau Valley No. 50 In The County Of Mesa School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Plateau Valley No. 50 In The County Of Mesa School District's student population of 452 students has decreased by 11% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 25-29% has decreased from 30-34% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,291 in this district is less than the state average of $13,179. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,594 is less than the state average of $12,694. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NamePlateau Valley No. 50 In The County Of Mesa School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    3
    Number of Students Managed452558
    Plateau Valley No. 50 In The County Of Mesa School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
    33%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate25-29%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$5 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$4 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,291$13,179
    District Spending / Student$8,594$12,694
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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