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Smoky Hill High School
  • Public
  • Aurora, CO

Report Card

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

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Smoky Hill High School is a highly rated, public school located in Aurora, CO. It has 2,024 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.

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Smoky Hill High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1190
248 responses
Average ACT
25
365 responses
AP Enrollment
34%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$97,463
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,701
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$393,409
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 44 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 44 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 186 responses
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Homecoming week
    18%
  • Make A Wish
    18%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Home games
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,024
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 55 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 55 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 55 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,300
Teachers in First/Second Year
19.3%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 62 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 62 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 62 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,608 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 65 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 65 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 65 responses

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