Sheridan High School

  • Sheridan High School serves 349 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Sheridan High School operates within the Sheridan No. 2 School District.
  • Sheridan No. 2 School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 349 students has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 349 students
Sheridan High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sheridan High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Sheridan High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sheridan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Sheridan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Sheridan High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
3%
Sheridan High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
76%
33%
Sheridan High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
5%
Sheridan High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
15%
54%
Sheridan High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sheridan High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Sheridan High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sheridan High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.39
Sheridan High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
80%
34%
Sheridan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Sheridan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sheridan No. 2 School District's student population of 1,536 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,684 is higher than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has grown by 49% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $22,634 is higher than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has grown by 49% over four years.
School District Name Sheridan No. 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,536 575
Sheridan No. 2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 83%
Sheridan No. 2 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $8 MM
Sheridan No. 2 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $36 MM $8 MM
Sheridan No. 2 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,684 $14,042
Sheridan No. 2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $22,634 $13,805
Sheridan No. 2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school is Soar Academy (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Soar Academy (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Soar Academy (0.1 miles away)
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    0.3 miles
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    EnglewoodCO 80150
    (720)833-6991
    0.3PK160
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    Grades: KG-2 | 320 students
    0.5 miles
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    EnglewoodCO 80150
    (720)833-6989
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    0.9 miles
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