Douglas County High School



Douglas County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Douglas County 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
9 492
10 506
11 440
12 442

Douglas County High School is a public high school of the Douglas County School District No. Re 1 located in Castle Rock, CO. It has 1,880 students in grades 9th through 12th. Douglas County High School is the 32nd largest public high school in Colorado and the 1,947th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,880
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,947th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 32nd out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 348th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 25th out of 496

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Douglas County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 945
(50%)
13,997
(52%)
 Female 935
(50%)
13,056
(48%)

Douglas County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,444
(77%)
20,727
(77%)
 Hispanic 279
(15%)
3,484
(13%)
 Two or More 75
(4%)
1,200
(4%)
 Asian 45
(2%)
1,148
(4%)
 Black 18
(1%)
320
(1%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
135
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
39
(0%)

Douglas County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,622
(86%)
24,251
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 152
(8%)
1,963
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 106
(6%)
839
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Douglas County High School is ranked 131st out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Douglas County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.7%) is lower than the state average of 36.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Douglas County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2564
2006 2105
2007 1963
2008 1811
2009 1762
2010 1796
2011 1807
2012 1876
2013 1820
2014 1862
2015 1880

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.6
2007 17.1
2008 17.1
2009 18
2010 20.4
2011 20.4
2012 22.4
2013 20.1
2014 20
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.040171606864275
2006 0.053681710213777
2007 0.059093224656139
2008 0.066261733848702
2009 0.076617480136209
2010 0.10300668151448
2011 0.11012728278915
2012 0.13219616204691
2013 0.14175824175824
2014 0.090225563909774
2015 0.13723404255319

Compare Douglas County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.7%
 
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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