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Arapahoe High School is a public school in Centennial, CO. It has 2,190 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 218 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: I would definitely choose this school again because it provides us with countless opportunities to succeed both now and in the future. I really value the community and the way that everyone came together when times got tough. I wouldn't have wanted to go through the events of December 2013 with anyone else.

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: There are many different clubs and organizations students can join such as culinary club or key club. Students can even start there own club if they have enough members and a staff sponsor.

4
High School Senior

On Teachers: Most of my teachers rely a lot on technology.They all use a variety of teaching techniques, and we often do things like Socratic seminars and smaller group discussions. My teachers expect a lot from every student but they are also very encouraging.

4
High School Senior

On Sports & Fitness: Sports are a really big deal at my school. Most people I know are involved in a sport of some sort, and there are always really big crowds at things like football games. The fitness programs are pretty intense.

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High School Senior

On Resources & Facilities: There are lots of options when it comes to college prep. Counselors try to make themselves available, but its hard when there are so many students. Arapahoe generally has updated technology and decent facilities.

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Arapahoe High School is a public school in Centennial, CO. It has 2,190 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 218 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

95%

Test Performance

87
Arapahoe High School performed better than 87% of other schools on Colorado math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1860

Based on 29 students surveyed
Math
630
Verbal
620
Writing
610

ACT:
29

Based on 69 students surveyed
Math
28
English
29
Reading
29
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 20% Great community
  • 18% Off hours and ability to choose classes
  • 12% Forward-thinking schedules
  • 12% Great Sports
  • 12% Teachers are helpful
  • 10% Helpful counselors
  • 10% Opportunities galore
  • 4% Amazing theatre program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 38% Warriors always take care of one another.
  • 23% Family
  • 15% Inspiring
  • 15% Community
  • 8% Clique Oriented

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 36% Get involved
  • 36% Don't be afraid to make friends with your teachers
  • 21% It's not like the movies (in a good way)
  • 7% You get what you put inot your school

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 53% "We are all warrior strong" December 13 2013
  • 27% Community that pulls together
  • 13% There aren't any well-defined, exclusive cliques
  • 7% Open Campus and College preparations

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 47% Timing of first lunch - its too early
  • 27% You need 12 pe credits to graduate
  • 13% While flexible, there're still many restrictions
  • 13% You can't take AP classes tell Junior year

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 100% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 0% No

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.9%
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Female
49.1%
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Racial Diversity

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White
86.4%
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Hispanic
7.7%
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Multiracial
2.6%
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Asian
2.0%
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African American
0.7%
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Native American
0.5%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%