Westminster High School

Westminster High School serves 2,366 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% 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 2366 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,366 students
Westminster High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Westminster High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westminster High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 24:1 15:1
Westminster High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
3%
Westminster High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
68%
32%
Westminster High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Westminster High School Black (1988-2012)
White
19%
56%
Westminster High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westminster High School Sch Ethnicity Westminster 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.
0.50 0.76
Westminster 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.
66%
34%
Westminster 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.
10%
7%
Westminster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,090 students has grown by 24% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 48% has decreased from 87% over five years.
School District Name Westminster, No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 12,090 595
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 48% 78%
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $106 MM n/a
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $138 MM n/a
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,881 $0
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,215 $0
Westminster,   No. 50, In The County Of Adams 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 Goal Academy (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Early College High School At 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 Students Grades
  • Denver Josephine Hodgkins Elementary School
    3475 West 67th Ave
    Denver , CO , 80221
    (303)428-1121
    0.5  mi  |  682  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Arvada Tennyson Knolls Elementary School
    6330 Tennyson St
    Arvada , CO , 80003
    (303)429-4090
    0.6  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Westminster Goal Academy
    Charter School
    3621 West 73rd Ave
    Westminster , CO , 80300
    (719)545-4707
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  2188  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Westminster Hidden Lake High School
    Vocational School
    7300 Lowell Blvd
    Westminster , CO , 80030
    (303)428-2600
    Vocational School
    0.7  mi  |  260  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Westminster Ricardo Flores Magon Academy
    Charter School
    7255 Irving St
    Westminster , CO , 80030
    (303)412-7601
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Westminster, 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 0.60, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Westminster is Hbuhsd Community Day. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.