Roaring Fork High School

2270 Highway 133
Carbondale, CO 81623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Roaring Fork High School serves 384 students in grades 9-12.
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 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Roaring Fork High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Roaring Fork High School's student population of 384 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Roaring Fork High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Roaring Fork High School is 0.50, 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
#910 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
37%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.60
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoaring Fork School District No. Re-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Roaring Fork High School is Bridges (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carbondale Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carbondale Bridges Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 50 students
    0.5 miles
    455 South 3rd Street
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    (970) 384-5995
    0.5 9-12 50
  • Carbondale Carbondale Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 321 students
    0.6 miles
    180 Snowmass Drive
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    (970) 384-5700
    0.6 5-8 321
  • Carbondale Crystal River Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 455 students
    0.7 miles
    160 Snowmass Drive
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    (970) 384-5620
    0.7 PK-4 455
  • Carbondale Ross Montessori School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 303 students
    1.1 miles
    109 Lewies Lane
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    (970) 963-7199
    1.1 K-8 303
  • Carbondale Carbondale Community Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 135 students
    1.9 miles
    1505 Satank Road
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    (970) 963-9647
    1.9 K-8 135

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