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57243 Us-285 N

Bailey, CO 80421

(303) 838-7666

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 303

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Platte Canyon High School

If you enjoy a tiny school, with little to no options for classes because the school is understaffed, then come to Platte. Nearly every grade has from 40-100 students, but if your child is advanced, they will have little to no options. Speaking from experience, I am two grade levels ahead, but because ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/04/14

Was excited to move to a state with a better school system; however, am sorely disappointed with the mid school's academic, specifically how the teacher's (not all mind you, but several from all three grades) and administration deal with the students and parents. Sports are ok. Have experienced a teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/12/09

I specifically picked this school district and area to live in. We moved from so. ca. to get away from overcrowded, gang-infested schools. I am extremely happy with Platte Canyon School District. It is amazing what the school district accomplishes considering lack of funding. I love it that everybody ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/08

As a Platte Canyon High School graduate I would say that this school is a great school because it is out of the city and you dont have that negative influnce in the learning envierment

Posted by a other on 04/20/08

My childeren have gone to the Platte Canyon School district for years and I couldn't stand it. The kids had a Very small choice for extracurricular activities, nobody is involved with the kids and even refused my childs education at one point, I would highly recommend to not send you child there.

Posted by a parent on 05/08/06

As a student at PCHS I have to say I love it. The kids here are all nice and you are not judged as much as you would be at say Bear Creek for what you are wearing today or if you put on your makeup. I love it. We also have amazing teachers who have patience and are willing to do whatever it takes ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/01/05

I belive this is a terrible school, with my experience, the teachers do not care about you childs future or any other childs. They treat the kids like five year olds. I can't believe it. I would never recommed this school. -MM

Posted by a parent on 08/18/05

Platte Canyon was the best school I ever attended. It taught me things no other school has. The staff is friendly and people are great. I loved that school.

Posted by a former student on 11/10/04

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Test Year: 2012
Platte Canyon High School
Platte Canyon, School District No. 1
* 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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Bailey schools — Platte Canyon High School is located at 57243 Us-285 N, Bailey CO 80421. 57243 Us-285 N is in the 80421 ZIP code in Bailey, CO The school district for Platte Canyon High School is the Platte Canyon, School District No. 1. Platte Canyon High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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