The Vanguard School (High) serves 305 students in grades 9-12.
The Vanguard School (High) placed in the top 1% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

The Vanguard School (High) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

The Vanguard School (High)'s student population of 305 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

The Vanguard School (High) is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of The Vanguard School (High) is 0.59, 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 Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 1783 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
60%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer, Track and Field, Volley Ball, Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Ballroom Dancing, Class Officers, National Honor Society, Outdoor Skills Club, Student Council
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Top Average Composite ACT Score in Colorado
  • 100% Proficient or Advanced in Reading and Writing
  • Student received a perfect score on the writing portion of the SAT

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 305 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 20%)

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