Avg. test scores 2%
High school dipl. 17%
Bachelors degree 109%

Highlands Ranch school information

IndexHighlands RanchColoradoNational
Average Test Scores48%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools201,42679,221
Total private schools338424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Highlands Ranch are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Highlands Ranch
  • 97.4% of people in Highlands Ranch have completed 8th grade
  • 97.3% of people in Highlands Ranch have completed high school
  • 63.3% of people in Highlands Ranch have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Highlands Ranch

      IndexHighlands RanchColoradoNational
      Completed 8th grade97.4%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school97.3%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college88.0%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree70.4%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors63.3%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters22.4%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.8%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%

      Highlands Ranch, CO School Districts

      • Douglas County School District RE-1

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Highlands Ranch. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Highlands Ranch, CO schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Highlands Ranch, CO, an average of 97.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.3% have completed high school.

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      Source: The Highlands Ranch, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.