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Highlands Ranch High School
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  • Public
  • HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade C
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Highlands Ranch High School is a highly rated, public school located in HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO. It has 1,581 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Highlands Ranch High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1240
454 responses
Average ACT
27
204 responses
AP Enrollment
36%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$148,227
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,353
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$637,400
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 27 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 113 responses
  • Homecoming Week
    17%
  • Basketball Games
    12%
  • Football Games
    12%
  • Plays and Concerts
    12%
  • Singing Telegrams During Valentine's Day
    10%
  • The dances are always fun
    10%
  • Assemblies
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,581
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 34 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 34 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 34 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$60,883
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 44 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 44 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,884 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 55 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 55 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 55 responses

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