Sheridan High School

3201 West Oxford Ave,

Denver, CO, 80236-

Tel: (720)833-6987
Grades: 9-12

513 students

Sheridan High School serves 513 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Sheridan High School operates within the Sheridan No. 2 School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 513 students
Sheridan High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Sheridan High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sheridan High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Sheridan High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Sheridan High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
3%
Sheridan High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
74%
32%
Sheridan High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
4%
5%
Sheridan High School Black (1988-2012)
White
16%
56%
Sheridan High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sheridan High School Sch Ethnicity Sheridan 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.
0.43 0.58
Sheridan 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.
64%
34%
Sheridan 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.
6%
7%
Sheridan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,563 students has grown by 56% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Sheridan No. 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,563 554
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 78%
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $7 MM
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $7 MM
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,131 $11,613
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,173 $12,022
Sheridan   No. 2 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 Southwest Early College Charter School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sheridan Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sheridan Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Englewood Sheridan Middle School
    4107 South Federal Blvd
    Englewood , CO , 80150
    (720)833-6988
    0.2  mi  |  332  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Englewood Early Childhood Education Center
    4000 South Lowell Blvd
    Englewood , CO , 80150
    (720)833-6991
    0.3  mi  |  164  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Englewood Sheridan Elementary School
    3700 South Knox Court
    Englewood , CO , 80150
    (720)833-6989
    0.5  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Denver Kaiser Elementary School
    4500 South Quitman St
    Denver , CO , 80236
    (720)424-6210
    0.9  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver Summit Academy
    Alternative School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    Denver , CO , 80219
    (720)423-3054
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  163  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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