Sterling High School



Sterling High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling 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
9 153
10 134
11 131
12 129

Sterling High School is a public high school of the School District No. Re-1 Valley located in Sterling, CO. It has 547 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sterling High School is the 177th largest public high school in Colorado and the 10,056th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,056th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 177th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 278th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 181st out of 496

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Sterling High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 277
(51%)
348
(52%)
 Female 270
(49%)
326
(48%)

Sterling High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 396
(72%)
497
(74%)
 Hispanic 125
(23%)
149
(22%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sterling High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 336
(61%)
402
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(29%)
202
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(9%)
70
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sterling High School is ranked 153rd out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.6%) 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.

Sterling High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 645
2006 663
2007 653
2008 639
2009 648
2010 612
2011 594
2012 583
2013 570
2014 544
2015 547

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.5
2007 18.8
2008 18.1
2009 18.3
2010 17.7
2011 17.5
2012 15.9
2013 17.2
2014 15
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25426356589147
2006 0.26998491704374
2007 0.2802450229709
2008 0.31455399061033
2009 0.31635802469136
2010 0.38235294117647
2011 0.37878787878788
2012 0.39794168096055
2013 0.4719298245614
2014 0.34742647058824
2015 0.38574040219378

Compare Sterling High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
This School 38.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sterling High School
Sterling, CO
Public 09 - 12 547 17.3:1  
Merino Junior Senior High School
Merino, CO
Public 07 - 12 150 13:1 13 miles
Caliche Junior-Senior High School
Iliff, CO
Public 07 - 12 127 10.6:1 19 miles
Peetz Junior-Senior High School
Peetz, CO
Public 07 - 12 90 10.5:1 23 miles
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