Salida High School

26 Jones Avenue
Salida, CO 81201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Salida High School serves 360 students in grades 9-12.
Salida High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Salida High School's student population of 360 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Salida High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Salida High School is 0.33, 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
#281 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
81%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.60
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalida School District No. R-32 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Salida High School is Horizons Exploratory Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Salida Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salida Horizons Exploratory Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
    0.1 miles
    349 E 9th Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (719) 530-5252
    0.1 9-12 29
  • Salida Salida Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 59 students
    0.2 miles
    516 Teller Ave
    Salida, CO 81201
    (719) 530-5237
    0.2 PK 59
  • Salida Salida Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-8 | 344 students
    0.2 miles
    520 Milford Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (719) 530-5300
    0.2 5-8 344
  • Salida Crest Academy Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-8 | 28 students
    0.3 miles
    220 12th Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (719) 530-0681
    0.3 5-8 28
  • Salida Longfellow Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 435 students
    0.3 miles
    425 West 7th Street
    Salida, CO 81201
    (719) 530-5260
    0.3 K-4 435

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