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12400 E Jewell Ave

Aurora, CO 80012

(720) 747-3700

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,250

Students Per Teacher: 15

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37 Parent Reviews for Overland High School

I currently attend Overland as a 10th grader and I love it! All the people who are complaing about the school are mostly parents and dont attend the school so they dont know what goes on inside the school. The school hires some of the best of the best teachers who truly care about the students and push ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/08/11

Overland is a pretty good high school. I am a freshman that attended Campus Middle school and i tried to choice into Cherry Creek High School but i didn't get in. I love all of my teachers but the classes are easy. The staff is great but I hate the principal. He is messing up the school. He hired a teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/13/11

I too was partially dismayed by things I had heard about Overland High School while my son was a student at Prairie Middle School. But, I did my research on the students and staff; and I found Overland to have a caring, supportive, diverse environment with no cliques and great teachers! The new STEM ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/05/11

i live in apartments behind the school, on a dayly bassis there is someone that has had there car or truch broken into and stolen from including 2 times myself, its hard to tell who it was concidering the hordes of kids that walk through here and dont live here, overland is filled with about 70% ungreatfull ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/28/11

This school is not a good surrounding. You see a thousand kids smoking by the popular ditch by 711. Not good , bad school, bad influences.

Posted by a parent on 10/17/11

I love this school it is a great school and it has vary awsome teachers and I love all the teachers that work there

Posted by a student on 10/05/11

I am a freshman at Overland this year and i highly enjoy it. I came onto this website and saw all the terrible reviews and tried to choice into schools. I am so glad i did not go to another school. Overland in the past has not been the best school but i think the principal is taking a good new approach ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/11/11

I work in various high schools in the metro area. Cherry Creek Schools are good schools and the teachers are held to high expectations. Overland has more economic challenges then more affluent neighborhoods so personally I feel that these teachers are some of the best in the state of Colorado. My daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/22/11

I would never recommend anyone to attend Overland. I'm a current student, and it's horrible. I filled out my school-of-choice forms as soon as they were available. Teachers don't care, and students are allowed to do whatever they please. I sat in my math teacher's classroom to work on a test that I had ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/15/10

I have two kids in Overland High School and can tell you as someone who has two advanced degrees that this is a low quality school. Athletics and extracurricular activities take up to much time and you can even participate if you have an F, but not two because education is important. You have no communication ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/10

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Test Year: 2012
Overland High School
Cherry Creek, School District No. 5
Colorado
* In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Aurora schools — Overland High School is located at 12400 E Jewell Ave, Aurora CO 80012. 12400 E Jewell Ave is in the 80012 ZIP code in Aurora, CO The school district for Overland High School is the Cherry Creek, School District No. 5. Overland High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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