George Washington High School

George Washington High School serves 1,485 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
George Washington High School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 1485 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,485 students
George Washington High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
George Washington High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade George Washington High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
George Washington High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
George Washington High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
31%
32%
George Washington High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
32%
5%
George Washington High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
27%
56%
George Washington High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
George Washington High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups George Washington High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.39
George Washington High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
34%
George Washington High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
5%
7%
George Washington High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 90,133 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,857 is higher than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,874 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
178
3
Number of Students Managed 90,133 561
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 55% 78%
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $880 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $881 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $11,613
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,874 $12,022
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • DenverDenver Green School
    6700 East Virginia Ave
    DenverCO 80224
    (303)549-4525
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 466 students                      
  • DenverMc Meen Elementary School
    1000 South Holly St
    DenverCO 80246
    (720)424-5520
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 595 students                      
  • DenverLowry Elementary School
    8001 East Cedar Ave
    DenverCO 80230
    (720)424-5910
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 471 students                      
  • DenverCarson Elementary School
    5420 East 1st Ave
    DenverCO 80220
    (720)424-9090
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 425 students                      
  • DenverDenver Language School
    Charter School
    451 Newport St
    DenverCO 80220
    (303)468-3228
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 455 students                      

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