Thompson Valley High School

  • Thompson Valley High School serves 1,209 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Thompson Valley High School's student population of 1,209 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,209 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thompson Valley High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thompson Valley High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1077 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
20%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
77%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thompson Valley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.370.40
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Graduation Rate
79%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThompson R-2J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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I attended a football game between Thompson Valley HS and Niwot High School last night. During half-time the Thompson Valley HS Band provided the entertainment. This is by far the best performance by high school aged young people that I have witnessed. Beautifully choreographed with fine instrumentation. Exceptional.
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