Ralston Valley Senior High School

  • Ralston Valley Senior High School serves 1,850 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher 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% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ralston Valley Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ralston Valley Senior High School's student population of 1,850 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,850 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ralston Valley Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ralston Valley Senior High School is 0.30, 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 School Rank (16-17)#444 out of 1718 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
83%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.60
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Graduation Rate
96%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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