Mesa Ridge High School

6070 Mesa Ridge Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80911 | (719) 391-3600
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,257
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School District Details
  • Widefield 3 School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,675
  • Graduation Rate: 69.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.7
  • Enrolled Students: 8,851

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,257
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 69.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 616 (49.0%)
  • Females: 641 (51.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 127 (10.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 301 (23.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 428 (34.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mesa Ridge High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian161.3%
Black21617.2%
Asian604.8%
Hispanic20916.6%
White75660.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mesa Ridge High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade32225.6%
10th Grade31224.8%
11th Grade32926.2%
12th Grade29423.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 49%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:52%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,020
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Mesa Ridge High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,51127%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,83673%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Mesa Ridge High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 26, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Mesa has been wonderful for my son.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 19, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • mesa is awsome i love going to school here

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