Vista Ridge High School

  • Vista Ridge High School serves 1,546 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 27% (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 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Vista Ridge High School's student population of 1,546 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vista Ridge High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vista Ridge High School is 0.62, which is more 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#1407 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
57%
53%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vista Ridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.620.40
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Graduation Rate
88%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFalcon No. 49 in the county of El Paso and School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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