Rye High School

  • Rye High School serves 254 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Rye High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Rye High School's student population of 254 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rye High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rye High School is 0.34, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#459 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
80%
54%
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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 Rye High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.340.40
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Graduation Rate80-89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePueblo County 70 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rye Rye Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.2 miles
    8120 Highway 165 West
    Rye, CO 81069
    (719)489-2272
    0.2 PK-5 358
  • Colorado City Craver Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 166 students
    6.2 miles
    4850 Crow Cut Off Road
    Colorado City, CO 81019
    (719)676-3030
    6.2 6-8 166
  • Beulah Beulah Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 92 students
    10.8 miles
    8734 Schoolhouse Lane
    Beulah, CO 81023
    (719)485-3127
    10.8 K-5 92
  • Gardner Gardner Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 69 students
    16.6 miles
    25421 Highway 69
    Gardner, CO 81040
    (719)746-2446
    16.6 PK-8 69
  • Walsenburg John Mall High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 144 students
    21.5 miles
    355 West Pine Street
    Walsenburg, CO 81089
    (719)738-1610
    21.5 9-12 144

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