Westminster High School

Westminster High School serves 2,398 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Westminster High School operates within the Westminster, No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District.
The school district's 48% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 2398 students has grown by 119% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,398 students
Westminster High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Westminster High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westminster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 25:1 16:1
Westminster High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Westminster High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
6%
3%
Westminster High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
72%
32%
Westminster High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Westminster High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
18%
56%
Westminster High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Westminster High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Westminster High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.45 0.39
Westminster High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
67%
34%
Westminster High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Westminster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,035 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 48% has decreased from 88% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,881 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,215 is higher than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 76% over four years.
School District Name Westminster, No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 12,035 561
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 48% 78%
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $7 MM
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $138 MM $7 MM
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,881 $11,613
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,215 $12,022
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District 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 Goal Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Early College Of Arvada (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Josephine Hodgkins Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DenverJosephine Hodgkins Elementary School
    3475 West 67th Ave
    DenverCO 80221
    (303)428-1121
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 657 students                      
  • ArvadaTennyson Knolls Elementary School
    6330 Tennyson St
    ArvadaCO 80003
    (303)429-4090
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 411 students                      
  • WestminsterGoal Academy
    Charter School
    3621 West 73rd Ave
    WestminsterCO 80030
    (719)545-4707
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2590 students                      
  • WestminsterHidden Lake High School
    Vocational School
    7300 Lowell Blvd
    WestminsterCO 80030
    (303)428-2600
    Vocational School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 291 students                      
  • WestminsterRicardo Flores Magon Academy
    Charter School
    7255 Irving St
    WestminsterCO 80030
    (303)412-7601
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-7 | 322 students                      

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