West High School

West High School serves 207 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 207 students has declined by 76% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 72% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 207 students
West High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
West High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
92%
33%
West High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
6%
5%
West High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
2%
55%
West High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West 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.
0.15 0.38
West High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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%
35%
West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
7%
7%
West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 86,046 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 84% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,388 is higher than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
187
3
Number of Students Managed 86,046 555
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $957 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,005 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,388 $12,220
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,012 $11,937
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West Career Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Generations Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Generations Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DenverWest Career Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students951 Elati St
    DenverCO 80204
    (720)423-5300
    09-1275
  • DenverCompassion Road Academy
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 74 students1000 Cherokee St
    DenverCO 80204
    (303)866-6600
    0.19-1274
  • DenverWest Generations Academy
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-10 | 449 students951 Elati St
    DenverCO 80204
    (720)423-5347
    0.16-10449
  • DenverWest Leadership Academy
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-10 | 367 students951 Elati St
    DenverCO 80204
    (720)423-5342
    0.16-10367
  • DenverAce Community Challenge School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 8-10 | 205 students948 Santa Fe Dr
    DenverCO 80204
    (303)436-9588
    0.28-10205

School Reviews

I love attending West its a pleasure to know that all staff members are willing to help inner city students strive for the best this makes ME want to achive better things than what I was brought up in I am a former student and a returning junior as a Varsity Cheerleader for 2007-2008. parents are also a big help and support and I thank them for all there strength in trying there harrdest to push us harder!!!!!! One other thing that makes WEST is there music and extra curricular activities with these we learn more about life and we can use these sorts of things in our near future!!!! So thanks west high see you soon!!!! COWBOYS TO THE HEART
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 09/26/07

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