Manual High School

Manual High School serves 359 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 359 students
Manual High School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Manual High School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Manual High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 20:1 15:1
Manual High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
62%
32%
Manual High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
32%
5%
Manual High School Black (2008-2012)
White
3%
56%
Manual High School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Manual High School Sch Ethnicity Manual 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.
0.52 0.76
Manual High School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
86%
34%
Manual High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Manual High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

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 Gilliam Youth Services Center (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gilliam Youth Services Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gilliam Youth Services Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Denver Gilliam Youth Services Center
    Alternative School
    2844 Downing
    Denver , CO , 80205
    (303)294-8930
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Denver Whittier K-8 School
    2480 Downing St
    Denver , CO , 80205
    (720)424-3040
    0.4  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Denver Dsst: Cole Middle School
    Charter School
    3240 Humbolt St
    Denver , CO , 80205
    (720)524-6310
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  140  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Denver Gilpin Elementary School
    2949 California St
    Denver , CO , 80205
    (720)424-7140
    0.4  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Cole Arts And Science Academy
    3240 Humboldt St
    Denver , CO , 80205
    (720)423-9120
    0.4  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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