Ralston Valley Senior High School

13355 West 80th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ralston Valley Senior High School serves 1,813 students in grades 9-12.
Ralston Valley Senior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 80% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% 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: 1,813 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ralston Valley Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Ralston Valley Senior High School's student population of 1,813 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,813 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Ralston Valley Senior High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ralston Valley Senior High School is 0.32, 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
#63 out of 1734 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
82%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
98%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
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 Ralston Valley Senior High School's ranking?
Ralston Valley Senior High School is ranked #63 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Ralston Valley Senior High School often compared to?
Ralston Valley Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Arvada West High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ralston Valley Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Ralston Valley Senior High School is 98%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Ralston Valley Senior High School?
1,813 students attend Ralston Valley Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Ralston Valley Senior High School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ralston Valley Senior High School?
Ralston Valley Senior High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Ralston Valley Senior High School offer ?
Ralston Valley Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Ralston Valley Senior High School part of?
Ralston Valley Senior High School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.

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SPRING BREAK
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Teachers' Last Day
May 28, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,813 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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