Vista Ridge High School

6888 Black Forest Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80922 | (719) 491-6983
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 896
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 896 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6888 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80922
School District Details
  • Falcon 49 School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,991
  • Graduation Rate: 81.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.1
  • Enrolled Students: 14,398

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 896
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 490 (54.7%)
  • Females: 406 (45.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (6.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 92 (10.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 146 (16.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Vista Ridge High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.7%
Black12213.6%
Asian515.7%
Hispanic14516.2%
White57263.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Vista Ridge High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade30133.6%
10th Grade31535.2%
11th Grade26129.1%
12th Grade192.1%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Vista Ridge High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on CSAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

CSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201045.0%40.0%39.0%
200933.0%36.0%35.0%
 
Reading Test
201071.0%72.0%67.0%
200973.0%74.0%67.0%
 
Writing Test
201056.0%51.0%49.0%
200957.0%57.0%52.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201033.0%32.0%30.0%
200934.0%32.0%30.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%74.0%66.0%
200981.0%80.0%70.0%
 
Science Test
201049.0%47.0%47.0%
200954.0%53.0%50.0%
 
Writing Test
201057.0%53.0%47.0%
200957.0%56.0%49.0%
 
Source: CO Department of Education 2009-2010

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