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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Cherry Creek School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Greenwood Village, CO. It has 54,730 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.
Address
4700 South Yosemite Street
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Telephone
(303) 773-1184

Cherry Creek School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1260
1,255 responses
Average ACT
27
2,388 responses

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
54,730
Free or Reduced Lunch
29.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,978
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$532,278,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,045/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    67%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    3%

Cherry Creek School District Reviews

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The academics at creek provide a really great range of opportunities and interests for students to get involved in. Especially with the new career and technical building, the district is able to cater towards students who learn hands on and need to prepare for the work force. There is unfortunately an incredibly great difference between the wealthy and poorer schools in the district. As a student at cherry creek high school, our school lacks diversity and is way too big. Especially for those interested in ivy leagues, creek’s ranking system is skewed and almost everyone at the school is overachieving and spoiled. There is also a great amount of anti-Semitic hate going around creek more recently.
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Throughout my career as a student within the Cherry Creek School District I didn't receive the best grades but I always loved to learn! Every year from elementary school to senior year I had teachers that engaged me and sparked a desire to understand what they were teaching. High school gave me the structure I needed to grow as young man and learn from my experiences. My peers have become a second family and I have grown to enjoy each and every one of them for their unique individual characteristics. Every sports and school hosted event I went to was a blast and they created memories that will stick with me for many years. Administration and the rules that they enforced at school were all fair and within reason, as long as you didn't do anything questionable you were left alone and that's the way it has to be. The Cherry Creek School District gave me the classic schooling experience and has laid the foundation for my success in the future!
I really enjoyed my time with the Cherry Creek School District. While I did attend one of the poorer schools in the district, the continuous effort to improve the school was something I will always be grateful for. Thanks to all the diversity throughout the schools I've learned a lot about culture and working with people who are much different from me, which is also something that I began looking for in colleges since the diversity was something I believed I would miss. And with the help of the Cherry Creek School District I was able to receive an internship at Swedish Medical Center which was an opportunity of a lifetime. Cherry Creek Schools also do an amazing job with listening to the families. They take what you say into consideration and look at ways to fix problems. It's incredible to see how the staff hired is able to push students to succeed and strive, to encourage the students to grow and teach students that they can achieve anything.