George Washington High School

George Washington High School serves 1,510 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), 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 1510 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,510 students
George Washington High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
George Washington High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade George Washington High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
George Washington High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
George Washington High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
28%
32%
George Washington High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
36%
5%
George Washington High School Black (1988-2012)
White
24%
56%
George Washington High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups George Washington High School Sch Ethnicity George Washington High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.76
George Washington High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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 (1989-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 80,863 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 84% over five years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 80,863 594
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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
District Spending $881 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $11,613
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School 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 Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Expeditionary Learning School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Expeditionary Learning School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Denver Green School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Denver Denver Green School
    6700 East Virginia Ave
    Denver , CO , 80224
    (303)549-4525
    0.3  mi  |  339  students  |  Gr.  PK-7
  • Denver Mc Meen Elementary School
    1000 South Holly St
    Denver , CO , 80222
    (720)424-5520
    0.7  mi  |  609  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Lowry Elementary School
    8001 East Cedar Ave
    Denver , CO , 80230
    (720)424-5910
    1  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Carson Elementary School
    5420 East 1st Ave
    Denver , CO , 80220
    (720)424-9090
    1.1  mi  |  406  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Denver Language School
    Charter School
    451 Newport St
    Denver , CO , 80220
    (303)468-3228
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

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Denver, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Denver is South High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.