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Ralston Valley Senior High School
  • Public
  • Arvada, CO

Report Card

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

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Ralston Valley Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in Arvada, CO. It has 1,823 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Ralston Valley Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1270
320 responses
Average ACT
28
260 responses
AP Enrollment
34%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$82,986
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,376
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$397,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 40 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 40 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 147 responses
  • Prom
    23%
  • Spirit Week
    20%
  • Football games
    16%
  • Make-A-Wish Week
    13%
  • Rachel's Challenge
    9%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Theater
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,823
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 50 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 50 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$61,463
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.5%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 65 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 65 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 65 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,949 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 68 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 68 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 68 responses

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