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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
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  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Rocky Mountain High School is a highly rated, public school located in Fort Collins, CO. It has 2,025 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 49% in reading.
Address
1300 West Swallow Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Telephone
(970) 488-7023
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Rocky Mountain High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
49%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1250
161 responses
Average ACT
27
172 responses
AP Enrollment
28%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$60,110
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,191
National
$949
Median Home Value
$308,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
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Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.28 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
Report
  • Adopt a Family
    31%
  • Athletic events and school spirit.
    17%
  • Convocation
    12%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Video Announcements
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    2%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,025
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.29 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.29 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,230
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.4%
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.41 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.41 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.41 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
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Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,647/ year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.41 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.41 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.41 responses
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I love Rocky. It's an amazing school with such an amazing atmosphere. The setup of the schedules is really nice, too: only four classes in a day, and they change twice as often as typical high schools. This made it really easy to get further ahead in subjects, and it also made it easier to graduate as a music student. So many departments here are so good! The choir program has even won a grammy! The upperclassmen make the underclassmen feel welcome like no other place I've been to. I highly recommend this school.
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Rocky Mountain High School emphasizes community and acceptance above all else. Typically, new schools can be intimidating and forbidding to incoming students, with many offering empty promises of an inclusive environment and a dedicated student body. Unfortunately, some of these promises fall flat and give way to a harsh environment were some students begin to feel the effects of encompassing isolation. In this regard, Rocky stands in stark contrast to other high schools, as it truly provides a family-like environment, where both students and faculty are intertwined in the greatest high school experience a student could ask for.
Its so bad. It doesn't teach you anything that you should need. Yes, math and English is important and there is no doubt about it. But think about it, in the future most jobs are going to be automated, so what is the point of all of this. There is also way to much homework, and doesn't give you enough time to do and try your own thing. The kids are young, they have time. they should try spending it with family and friend doing the things they love. Or start new things before its to late. But they cant because they are thinking to much about their dumb grades. Also, whats with GPA's anyway, that is probably the worst way to judge how smart a kid is.. Okay, now i'm just talking to much. But frequently I was told violence is never the answer, but life doesn't abide my the rules of a child. They don't know how to fight only how to surrender. So change and i might change my answer