PROFICIENCY 27% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
29%Colorado Springs School District No. 11 in the county of E
56%Colorado Springs

Doherty High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Colorado Springs School District No. 11 in the county of E" in Colorado Springs, CO. There are a total of 2,094 students and 93 teachers at Doherty High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 586 free lunch students and 211 reduced lunch students.

Doherty High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 20% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch586
Reduced lunch211


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment474
Taking some courses318
Taking some courses (not tests)153
Passing some courses167
Passing no courses149

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 Doherty High School, there are a total of 474 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 318 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School34%

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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Doherty High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 60.2% 53.0% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 6.4% 7.0% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 1.9% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.2% 29.4% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.9% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.5% 7.2% 3.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Carver Elementary School15%0.5Colorado Springs, CO
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Keller Elementary School25%1.0Colorado Springs, CO
Rudy Elementary School42%1.0Colorado Springs, CO
Sabin Middle School22%1.0Colorado Springs, CO
Grant Elementary School29%1.2Colorado Springs, CO
Penrose Elementary School22%1.2Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Prep Academy24%1.6Colorado Springs, CO
Fremont Elementary School36%1.6Colorado Springs, CO
Odyssey Elementary School23%1.9Colorado Springs, CO
Scott Elementary School48%1.9Colorado Springs, CO
Martinez Elementary School37%1.9Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs demographics profile

StatisticColorado SpringsColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)2,3045091
Median age34.536.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Speak English87%83%79%
Speak Spanish8%12%13%

Education level achieved in Colorado Springs

IndexColorado SpringsColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college73.2%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.5%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.7%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Doherty High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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