PROFICIENCY 16% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Delta County Joint District No. 50
27%Delta
34%Colorado

Delta High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Delta County Joint District No. 50" in Delta, CO. There are a total of 629 students and 36 teachers at Delta High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 227 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

Delta High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 54% lower than the Colorado average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students629
Teachers35.61
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch227
Reduced lunch64

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment113
Taking some courses110
Taking some courses (not tests)6
Passing some courses37
Passing no courses67

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 Delta High School, there are a total of 113 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 110 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15-19%

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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Delta High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictColoradoNational
Caucasian 62.7% 73.8% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 0.7% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 1.9% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 30.5% 20.7% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.6% 0.9% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 1.9% 3.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Delta Vision School20%0.3Delta, CO
Lincoln Elementary School27%0.7Delta, CO
Garnet Mesa Elementary School37%0.9Delta, CO
Delta Middle School24%1.1Delta, CO
Delta County Opportunity School20%1.1Delta, CO
Delta Academy Of Applied Learning40%1.3Delta, CO
Olathe Elementary School25%8.8Olathe, CO
Olathe Middle School15%9.3Olathe, CO
Olathe High School15%9.3Olathe, CO

Delta demographics profile

StatisticDeltaColoradoNational
Population9675,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,0605091
Median age37.036.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%56%55%
Speak English93%83%79%
Speak Spanish5%12%13%

Education level achieved in Delta

IndexDeltaColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade88.1%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college47.8%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.0%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Delta High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.