Platte Canyon High School

57243 Us Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Platte Canyon High School serves 258 students in grades 9-12.
Platte Canyon High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Platte Canyon High School's student population of 258 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Platte Canyon High School is ranked within the top 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 Platte Canyon High School is 0.33, 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
#834 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
81%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.60
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlatte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Platte Canyon High School is Conifer Senior High School (18.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fitzsimmons Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bailey Fitzsimmons Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 220 students
    0.1 miles
    57093 Us Highway 285
    Bailey, CO 80421
    (303) 838-7666
    0.1 6-8 220
  • Bailey Deer Creek Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
    9.4 miles
    1737 Cr 43
    Bailey, CO 80421
    (303) 838-7666
    9.4 PK-5 450
  • Pine Elk Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    14.6 miles
    13304 South U S Highway 285
    Pine, CO 80470
    (303) 982-2900
    14.6 PK-5 388
  • Georgetown Georgetown Community School Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 138 students
    18.0 miles
    504 14th Street
    Georgetown, CO 80444
    (303) 569-3277
    18 PK-6 138
  • Conifer Conifer Senior High School Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 879 students
    18.7 miles
    10441 County Highway 73
    Conifer, CO 80433
    (303) 982-5255
    18.7 9-12 879

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