Montezuma-Cortez High School



Montezuma-Cortez High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Montezuma-Cortez High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 191
10 180
11 116
12 183

Montezuma-Cortez High School is a public high school of the Montezuma-Cortez School District No. Re-1 located in Cortez, CO. It has 670 students in grades 9th through 12th. Montezuma-Cortez High School is the 149th largest public high school in Colorado and the 8,474th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 670
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.77

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Montezuma-Cortez High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 353
(53%)
443
(53%)
 Female 317
(47%)
388
(47%)

Montezuma-Cortez High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 335
(50%)
418
(50%)
 American Indian 171
(26%)
217
(26%)
 Hispanic 126
(19%)
154
(19%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
32
(4%)
 Black 6
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Montezuma-Cortez High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 384
(57%)
460
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 206
(31%)
282
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(12%)
89
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Montezuma-Cortez High School is ranked 113th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Montezuma-Cortez High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Montezuma-Cortez High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 859
2006 774
2007 831
2008 827
2009 760
2010 721
2011 679
2012 670

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14.3
2007 18.1
2008 16.2
2009 15.1
2010 14.9
2011 16.3
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29918509895227
2006 0.30749354005168
2007 0.33694344163658
2008 0.36759371221282
2009 0.41052631578947
2010 0.48404993065187
2011 0.41237113402062
2012 0.42686567164179

Compare Montezuma-Cortez High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
This School 42.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Montezuma-Cortez High School
Cortez, CO
Public 09 - 12 670 16:1  
Southwest Open Charter School
Cortez, CO
Public 09 - 12 161 21.4:1 3 miles
Dolores High School
Dolores, CO
Public 09 - 12 231 13.9:1 11 miles
Mancos High School
Mancos, CO
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