George Washington High School

George Washington High School serves 1,424 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
George Washington High School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.
No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1424 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,424 students
George Washington High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % George Washington High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
George Washington High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade George Washington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
George Washington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
George Washington High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
32%
33%
George Washington High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
31%
5%
George Washington High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
28%
55%
George Washington High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
George Washington High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.73 0.38
George Washington High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
35%
George Washington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
George Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's student population of 86,046 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has increased from 50% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,388 is higher than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
187
3
Number of Students Managed 86,046 555
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $957 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,005 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,388 $12,220
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,012 $11,937
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Rocky Mtn School Of Expeditionary Learning (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rocky Mtn School Of Expeditionary Learning (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Denver Green School (0.3 miles away)
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