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School Profile 2016-2017


Principal, Darin Smith

1590 West Fillmore Street

Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Phone: 719-328-3600  Fax:719-328-3601

CEEB Code: 060273

Total Enrollment 2016—2017 1463
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.68%
Asian 1.91%
Black or African American 3.83%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ​0.21%
Hispanic or Latino 25.29%
Two or more races 5.33%
White/not of Hispanic Origin 62.75%

Our School and Community​-----------------------------------------------------------------        

Located on the westside of Colorado Springs at the foot of Pikes Peak overlooking Garden of the Gods, Coronado opened in 1970 and is one of four high schools in Colorado Springs School District #11. Colorado Springs is home to the United State Air Force Academy, the Olympic Training Cener, Colorado College, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and Pikes Peak Community College.


Coronado is a comprehensive high school for grades nine through twelve. Accredited by the Colorado Department of Education, Coronado is home to several award-winning Academic, Arts, Career & Technical, and Vocational programs including: AVID, Choir, CU Gold, CU Succeed, FIRST Robotics, Orchestra and Jazz Band, Project-Lead-the-Way, ProStart, and STEM Academy. The school is a member of the Rocky Mountain Association of College Admission Counseling, the College Board, the Colorado School Counselor Association, and the Colorado Council on High School/College Relations.

Student Government, Sports, and Clubs---------------------------------------------------Coronado supports its students and student organizations in their academic and community endeavors. A dynamic Student Government encourages school spirit through activities and participation, 22 boys’ and girls’ seasonal sport teams, and 45​ student-directed organizations from Cougars Care to Yearbook, provide a wealth of opportunity for our high school community. Many of Coronado’s clubs encourage competitions both locally and state-wide, and opportunities for community service are endless.

College Admissions Test Scores___________________________---

​Graduating Class totaled 302
10% took the SAT
Mean ​Reading Math Writing​ Overall
​CHS 595 ​612 ​583 1790
​State 587 589 571 ​1747
​National ​494 ​508 482​ ​1484

PLTW Concurrent Enrollment (40 students):  110
CU Gold Succeed Concurrent Enrollment:     730
CU Gold Succeed  College Credits Earned:   2022
National Merit Program Finalists since 2003:    4
​95% took the ACT
Mean Composite English Math ​Reading Science
​CHS 20.8 ​19.8 ​20.5 21.4 21.1
​State ​20.4 ​19.6 ​20.0 ​20.7 ​20.6
​National ​21.0 ​20.3 ​20.9 ​21.3 ​20.8
Advanced Placement Exams Administered:     317
Percent Passed with 3 or Higher:                    66%
Boettcher Scholarships Awarded since 2003:     4
College Bound Class of 2016-___________________________--_______________-

​Four-year college:   55%​        ​Military:
2%​        ​Full/Part-time employment: 10%​  
​Two-year college: 
29%​ ​Vocational/Trade school:
​2% ​Undecided:
Completed College App:  78.8%           Completed FAFSA:                  55.8%


Transcript Interpretation         |Graduation Requirements|    Coronado offers__-__---

A:  Superior = 4 grade points

       (Honors & AP Classes = 5 points)

B:  Above Average = 3 grade points

       (Honors & AP Classes = 4 points)

C:  Average = 2 grade points

       (Honors & AP Classes = 3 points)

D:  Below Average = 1 grade point

       (Honors & AP Classes = 2 points)

F:  Failure, no credit

G:  Credit not factored into GPA

I:  Incomplete

* or H:  No grade or credit



Humanities include Music, Art, and World Languages


Practical Arts include Business Education, Industrial Technology, Vocational Education, Pre-Engineering, Family & Consumer Studies


​English Language ​8
​Social Studies ​6
​Mathematics ​6
​Science ​6
​Physical Education ​3
​Health ​1
​Humanities ​2
​Computer Education ​1
​Economics ​1
​Practical Arts ​1

Required Subjects

​Electives ​11
​Minimum to Graduate
  • ​Advanced Placement Courses*
  • AVID
  • CU Succeed Gold Program
  • CU Platinum Program
  • FIRST Robotics
  • Honors Classes*
  • Memorial Hospital Learning Link  Observation programs
  • Post-Secondary
  • PPCC Area Vocational Programs
  • Project-Lead-the-Way
  • ProStart
  • Traditional Classes
  • Legacy Grant awarded 2016-2019

    *Enrollment in Honors and AP courses is open to all stude​​nts

Colleges and Universities Attended by Recent Coronado Graduates___-________---
Public & Private In-State Colleges
Adams State College
Colorado Christian University
Colorado College
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado Mountain College
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Colorado State University-Pueblo
Colorado Technical University
Fort Lewis College
Metro Denver State College
Pikes Peak Community College
Regis College
United States Air Force Academy
University of Colorado-Boulder
University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
University of Colorado-Denver
University of Denver
University of Northern Colorado
Western State College  
Out-of-State Colleges

Arizona State University

Azusa Pacific University

Baker University

Brigham Young University

Calvin College

Chapman College

Coe College

College of Saint Catherine

College of Santa Fe

Columbia College

Cornell College

Creighton University

Doane College

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Harvard University

Harvey Mudd College

Ithaca College

John Brown University

Johnson and Wales University

King’s College

Lewis and Clark University

Loyola University, Chicago

Montana State University

New Mexico State University

New Mexico Technical University


New York University

Northeastern University

Northwestern University

Notre Dame University

Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma State University

Purdue University

Saint John’s College

San Diego University

Stanford University

Texas Christian University

University of Alabama

University of British Colombia

University of Florida

University of Kansas

University of Missouri

University of New Mexico

University of Northern Arizona

University of Northern Colorado

University of North Texas

University of Oklahoma

University of Puget Sound

University of Wyoming

William Jessup University

William Patterson


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