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
9 182
10 154
11 146
12 160

Montezuma-Cortez High School is a public high school of the Montezuma-Cortez School District No. Re-1 located in Cortez, CO. It has 642 students in grades 9th through 12th. Montezuma-Cortez High School is the 165th largest public high school in Colorado and the 8,896th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 642
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,896th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 165th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 225th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 151st out of 496

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Montezuma-Cortez High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 329
(51%)
411
(52%)
 Female 313
(49%)
375
(48%)

Montezuma-Cortez High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 361
(56%)
437
(56%)
 American Indian 136
(21%)
172
(22%)
 Hispanic 112
(17%)
141
(18%)
 Two or More 29
(5%)
32
(4%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Montezuma-Cortez High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 371
(58%)
407
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(34%)
315
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(9%)
64
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Montezuma-Cortez High School is ranked 126th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Montezuma-Cortez High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.2%) 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.

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
2013 698
2014 663
2015 642

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
2013 17.7
2014 15.6
2015 15.6

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
2013 0.45845272206304
2014 0.41025641025641
2015 0.42211838006231

Compare Montezuma-Cortez High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
This School 42.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 642 15.6:1  
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