PROFICIENCY 25% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah
30%Aurora
34%Colorado

Overland High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah" in Aurora, CO. There are a total of 2,340 students and 120 teachers at Overland High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 1,213 free lunch students and 277 reduced lunch students.

Overland High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.0%, which is 26% lower than the Colorado average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2340
Teachers119.77
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch1213
Reduced lunch277

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment709
Taking some courses545
Taking some courses (not tests)173
Passing some courses292
Passing no courses243

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Overland High School, there are a total of 709 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 545 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All20%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School30%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Overland High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictColoradoNational
Caucasian 24.3% 55.4% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 31.5% 11.6% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 5.4% 8.2% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 32.6% 18.6% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.6% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.3% 5.4% 3.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Prairie Middle School29%0.1Aurora, CO
Eastridge Community Elementary School23%0.7Aurora, CO
Ponderosa Elementary School25%0.8Aurora, CO
Village East Community Elementary School21%0.9Aurora, CO
Axl Academy16%1.0Aurora, CO
Aurora Hills Middle School12%1.2Aurora, CO
Polton Community Elementary School38%1.3Aurora, CO
Jewell Elementary School15%1.3Aurora, CO
Gateway High School13%1.7Aurora, CO
Aurora Quest K-886%1.7Aurora, CO
Wheeling Elementary School6%1.7Aurora, CO
Highline Community Elementary School22%1.7Aurora, CO

Aurora demographics profile

StatisticAuroraColoradoNational
Population351,1315,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,2875091
Median age34.136.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Speak English68%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%

Education level achieved in Aurora

IndexAuroraColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Overland High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.