The Vanguard School (High)

  • The Vanguard School (High) serves 305 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The Vanguard School (High) placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

The Vanguard School (High) places 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 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Vanguard School (High) is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Vanguard School (High) is 0.58, 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 (16-17)#40 out of 1718 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:117:1
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
34%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
61%
53%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.60
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Graduation Rate≥90%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCheyenne Mountain School District No. 12 In The County Of E School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, 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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