Stem School Highlands Ranch

  • Stem School Highlands Ranch serves 1,816 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 73% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Stem School Highlands Ranch placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Stem School Highlands Ranch places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Stem School Highlands Ranch's student population of 1,816 students has grown by 84% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 78% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Stem School Highlands Ranch is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Stem School Highlands Ranch is 0.52, 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 School Rank#98 out of 1768 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
16%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
68%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.60
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Graduation Rate≥95%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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