Sterling High School

407 West Broadway
Sterling, CO 80751
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sterling High School serves 529 students in grades 9-12.
Sterling High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sterling High School's student population of 529 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Sterling High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sterling High School is 0.44, 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
#1076 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.60
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. Re-1 Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sterling High School is Merino Junior Senior High School (12.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sterling Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sterling Sterling Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 418 students
    0.3 miles
    1177 Pawnee Street
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-1041
    0.3 6-8 418
  • Sterling Campbell Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 447 students
    0.4 miles
    902 Clark
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-2515
    0.4 3-5 447
  • Sterling Hagen Early Education Center
    Grades: PK | 168 students
    1.5 miles
    301 Hagen Street
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-0432
    1.5 PK 168
  • Sterling Ayres Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 444 students
    1.7 miles
    1812 Robin Road
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-1409
    1.7 K-2 444
  • Merino Merino Elementary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 165 students
    12.6 miles
    315 Lee
    Merino, CO 80741
    (970) 522-7229
    12.6 K-6 165

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