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
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
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 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 19:1 15:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
28%
32%
Black
36%
5%
White
24%
56%
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 0.39
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 86,562 students has grown by 16% 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 86,562 594
  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
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (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
  • DenverDenver Green School
    6700 East Virginia Ave
    DenverCO 80224
    (303)549-4525
    0.3 mi | 339 students | Gr. PK-7                      
  • DenverMc Meen Elementary School
    1000 South Holly St
    DenverCO 80222
    (720)424-5520
    0.7 mi | 609 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverLowry Elementary School
    8001 East Cedar Ave
    DenverCO 80230
    (720)424-5910
    1 mi | 505 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverCarson Elementary School
    5420 East 1st Ave
    DenverCO 80220
    (720)424-9090
    1.1 mi | 406 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverDenver Language School
    Charter School
    451 Newport St
    DenverCO 80220
    (303)468-3228
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | 356 students | Gr. KG-3                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.39, which is lower 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.