Vista Ridge High School

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6888 Black Forest Rd

Colorado Springs, CO 80923

(719) 491-6983

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,105

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Vista Ridge High School

I am so disappointed in Vista Ridge. I have contacted the 9th grade guidance counselor 15 times and still have unresolved issues. Currently they are only grading based upon test scores, so if your child is a great "tester" they will do GREAT at this school. However, if tests are hard for your child they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/13

My children attend this school and they love it. Everything is brand new, and is up to date with technology. The teachers are absolutely wonderful. They care and want the kids to learn. This is an amazing school!

Posted by a parent on 08/21/13

Honestly i started attending this school after moving from a dodds school in europe & i must say the adapting to the "public" school environment is tough. most of the teachers seem to be bored of their jobs so they teach very boringly. The best teachers who actually show excitement in teaching are Mr. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/26/13

It's been good so far. It was nice to have the first day of school exclusively for 9th graders and to be greeted at the door with a "welcome to Vista Ridge" upon entering that first day!

Posted by a parent on 08/12/12

Vista Ridge is a great school with so many enrichments, and academic quality. They really have quality teachers, and have after school study sessions for those who need it, a wonderful library, and a wonderful classroom enviorment. By going to this school, I have gained plenty scholarships from universities, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/31/12

When this school opened, my son was in the first graduating class..this was the best high school that my kids have been in. My other two kids hated leaving but when we were there we were really happy when they attended. The teachers are great and very helpful.

Posted by a parent on 07/24/12

I am currently a Junior at Vista Ridge High School. I am also a Varsity Cheerleader, in Student Council, NHS, and AP/Honors student. I absolutely love Vista Ridge. Obviously it has its flaws but all schools do. Even though there are flaws most of the teachers are great teachers who really care. I am ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/09/12

outstanding school. by far the best school in D49! new facilities with first graduating senior class of 2011. unfortunately share football field with there former classmates at Sand Creek High.

Posted by a parent on 04/18/11

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Test scores
Test scores for Vista Ridge High School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Vista Ridge High School
Falcon School District No. 49
* 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 — Vista Ridge High School is located at 6888 Black Forest Rd, Colorado Springs CO 80923. 6888 Black Forest Rd is in the 80923 ZIP code in Colorado Springs, CO The school district for Vista Ridge High School is the Falcon School District No. 49. Vista Ridge High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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