Doherty High School



Doherty High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Doherty 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
9 567
10 507
11 468
12 552

Doherty High School is a public high school of the Colorado Springs School District No. 11 in the County of E located in Colorado Springs, CO. It has 2,094 students in grades 9th through 12th. Doherty High School is the 19th largest public high school in Colorado and the 1,337th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,094
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,337th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 19th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 438th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 33rd out of 496

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Doherty High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,154
(55%)
4,370
(53%)
 Female 940
(45%)
3,936
(47%)

Doherty High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,232
(59%)
4,364
(53%)
 Hispanic 480
(23%)
2,420
(29%)
 Two or More 156
(7%)
561
(7%)
 Black 153
(7%)
691
(8%)
 Asian 53
(3%)
158
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
86
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
26
(0%)

Doherty High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,276
(61%)
4,218
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 628
(30%)
3,330
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 190
(9%)
758
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Doherty High School is ranked 26th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Doherty High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.7%. 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.

Doherty High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2156
2006 2147
2007 2191
2008 2194
2009 2175
2010 2145
2011 2172
2012 2034
2013 2178
2014 2094
2015 2094

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 20.4
2007 21.1
2008 20.5
2009 21.1
2010 20.4
2011 22
2012 22.8
2013 22.9
2014 22.6
2015 22.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17022263450835
2006 0.19003260363298
2007 0.19443176631675
2008 0.23883318140383
2009 0.26252873563218
2010 0.29417249417249
2011 0.32228360957643
2012 0.33677482792527
2013 0.37006427915519
2014 0.38061127029608
2015 0.39063992359121

Compare Doherty High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
This School 39.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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