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 7% 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
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same 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 16:1
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
31%
32%
Black
32%
5%
White
27%
56%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 90,133 students has grown by 21% 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
178
3
Number of Students Managed 90,133 561
Graduation Rate 55% 78%
District Total Revenue $880 MM $7 MM
District Spending $881 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,857 $11,613
District Spending / Student $11,874 $12,022
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 (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rocky Mtn School Of Expeditionary Learning (1.4 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 | 466 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DenverMc Meen Elementary School
    1000 South Holly St
    DenverCO 80246
    (720)424-5520
    0.6 mi | 595 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverLowry Elementary School
    8001 East Cedar Ave
    DenverCO 80230
    (720)424-5910
    1 mi | 471 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverCarson Elementary School
    5420 East 1st Ave
    DenverCO 80220
    (720)424-9090
    1.1 mi | 425 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverPlace Bridge Academy
    7125 Cherry Creek Dr North
    DenverCO 80224
    (720)424-0960
    1.2 mi | 963 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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