Platte Canyon High School

57243 Us Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80421
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Platte Canyon High School serves 251 students in grades 9-12.
Platte Canyon High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Platte Canyon High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Platte Canyon High School's student population of 251 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Platte Canyon High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Platte Canyon High School is 0.39, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#202 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
76%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Platte Canyon High School's ranking?
Platte Canyon High School is ranked #202 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Platte Canyon High School?
The graduation rate of Platte Canyon High School is 70-79%, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Platte Canyon High School?
251 students attend Platte Canyon High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Platte Canyon High School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Platte Canyon High School?
Platte Canyon High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Platte Canyon High School offer ?
Platte Canyon High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Platte Canyon High School part of?
Platte Canyon High School is part of Platte Canyon School District No. 1 Of The County Of Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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