Lester R. Arnold High School in Commerce City, CO - Niche

  • Grades
  • Students
  • Type
    Public, Alternative
  • Reviews
    4 4.5

Lester R. Arnold High School is a public alternative school in Commerce City, Colorado. It has 220 students in grades 9-12. There have been 4 reviews written and they have been very positive.

6500 East 72nd Ave
Commerce City, CO 80022
(303) 289-2983

Ratings and Reviews
4.5 from 4 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: Our school is incredible! Our teachers are very empathetic ,and dedicate there full time on helping us understand what we are learning / being taught . Our guidance counselor, pushes us to the extreme fullest when it comes to applying for colleges . As for our principal he is doing one great of a job keeping our school together, and making sure each and every one of his students succeed .
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Food: Our lunch lady does the best she can to prepare us all a healthy , great lunch and we appreciate it dearly!
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Our school invests in clubs such as sports club , poetry club , chess club , journalism , nutrition ( etc).
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: In my own opinion , Lester Arnold High school is one of the best high schools out there for any teen to attend. The teachers / staff collaborate very well when it comes to each and every students education. We are pushed to follow our dreams and are taught real life situations. They prepare us for our futures and wish nothing but the best for our success!


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2.66 Mapleton Early College High School 3 mi. 220
The New America School 4 mi. 306
1.66 Venture Prep High School 5 mi. 249
P.R.E.P. (Positive Refocus Education Program) 5 mi. 154
P.U.S.H. Academy 5 mi. 171

Around Lester R. Arnold High School

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Student Demographics


Female 44%
Male 55%

Student Diversity

Lester R. Arnold High School United States Mapleton Early College High School P.R.E.P. (Positive Refocus Education Program) P.U.S.H. Academy The New America School Venture Prep High School
Hispanic 78.0% 25.0% 72.0% 62.0% 56.0% 92.0% 55.0%
White 19.0% 51.0% 22.0% 7.0% 3.0% 5.0% 9.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 1.0% 26.0% 39.0% 0% 31.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%


Grade 10 13.6%
Grade 11 26.8%
Grade 12 59.5%

Educational Outcomes