Rock Canyon High School

  • Rock Canyon High School serves 2,179 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Rock Canyon High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Rock Canyon High School's student population of 2,179 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rock Canyon High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rock Canyon High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#328 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rock Canyon High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rock Canyon High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rock Canyon High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rock Canyon High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rock Canyon High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rock Canyon High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.360.40
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Graduation Rate≥99%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Rock Canyon High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rock Canyon High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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