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4515 Barnes Rd

Colorado Springs, CO 80917

(719) 328-6400

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,900

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for Doherty High School

My daughter left a private school in the Springs deficient in math. The individual attention she gained allowed her to excel. She struggled through challenging honors classes to be brave enough to take on the extensive AP courses. She graduated 2012 and is pulling a 3.7 GPA at the University of Colorado. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/28/13

i currently attend Doherty, and i like some things and dislike others.. the Avid program is AMAZING! but the sports take over pretty much and the Academics.. well some teachers are quite confusing and me personally, i get confused... you can't really get any one on one time with a teacher unless you ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/10/11

offers a plethora of highly advanced classes (AP, Honors), including language and liberal arts (orchestra, band, drama) classes. my highly gifted child is challenged and enjoys attending school. Strong sports programs for most sports, with strong adminstrators who have been very supportive of teachers, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/15/10

When moving to Colorado Springs from another state, we chose Doherty because it seemed to be rated fairly high and because it is only one of two schools in 'Springs with an orchestra program. Talk about a disappointment. Too many teachers don't seem to have control of their classrooms. Academics are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/08/10

The school is one of a few better high schools within its district. As in the city of Colorado Springs, I find the school to be only average in academics and slightly above average in everything else. Sad to say that academics take a back seat to sports and other extracurricular activities that can have ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/23/10

I think doherty is a great school it is just that if your child dose not understand something then they would need to seek out help or else they will get lost in the systm because it is pretty crowed but other than that is a reallly good school

Posted by a parent on 07/21/09

My daughter is in her 3rd year at Doherty and I am very pleased with this school. Her grades have steadily improved and she is greatful for the challenge of her honors classes and the encouragement to sign up for them. The teachers are very supportive and flexible. They offer excellence in the performing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/02/09

Pretty good school i like it. There are a bunch af extra curiculars. The extention is nice. The cafiteria severs pretty good food lots of healty stuff! I mean find another school with a salad and wrap cart, and try to use whole wheat as much a possible? Teacher are very passionate and fun. Over all a ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/28/08

Doherty has excellent leadership which sets the tone for whole school.

Posted by a parent on 07/07/08

My daughter is a freshman at Doherty this year, so I am unable to give a more comprehensive evaluation at this time. However, in response to the 'overcrowding' and 'safety' comments previously made, I just have to say that they have just added onto the school to relieve the crowding situation, and they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/28/07

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Test scores for Doherty High School

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Test Year: 2012
Doherty High School
Colorado Springs School District No. 11
* 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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Colorado Springs schools — Doherty High School is located at 4515 Barnes Rd, Colorado Springs CO 80917. 4515 Barnes Rd is in the 80917 ZIP code in Colorado Springs, CO The school district for Doherty High School is the Colorado Springs School District No. 11. Doherty High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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