Sterling High School

  • Sterling High School serves 544 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Sterling High School operates within the No. Re-1, Valley School District.
  • No. Re-1, Valley School District's 71% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 544 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 544 students
Sterling High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sterling High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Sterling High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sterling High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 15:1 18:1
Sterling High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sterling High School American Indian Students (1989-2011)
Asian
1%
3%
Sterling High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
24%
33%
Sterling High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Sterling High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
72%
54%
Sterling High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sterling High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Sterling High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.43 0.39
Sterling 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.
n/a
10%
Sterling High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a
2%
Sterling High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • No. Re-1, Valley School District's student population of 2,272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,171 in this district is less than the state average of $13,207. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,152 is less than the state average of $13,450. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name No. Re-1, Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 2,272 575
 No. Re-1, Valley School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 71% 83%
 No. Re-1, Valley School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $8 MM
 No. Re-1, Valley School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $21 MM $8 MM
 No. Re-1, Valley School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,171 $13,207
 No. Re-1, Valley School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,152 $13,450
 No. Re-1, Valley School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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