Academy High School

8970 York Street
Denver, CO 80229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Academy High School serves 448 students in grades 9-12.
Academy High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Academy High School's student population of 448 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Academy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Academy High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1645 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
80%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
11%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.60
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMapleton School District No. 1 In The County Of Adams & St School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Academy High School is Mapleton Expeditionary School Of The Arts (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Achieve Academy (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Mapleton Expeditionary School Of The Arts Math: 13% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 677 students
    0.0 miles
    8980 York Street
    Denver, CO 80299
    (303) 853-1270
    0 7-12 677
  • Denver North Valley School For Young Adults Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
    0.0 miles
    8990 York St
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1790
    0 9-12 57
  • Denver Big Picture College And Career Academy Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-11 | 154 students
    0.1 miles
    7350 N. Broadway
    Denver, CO 80221
    (303) 853-1690
    0.1 9-11 154
  • Denver Achieve Academy Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 554 students
    0.2 miles
    9100 Poze Blvd
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1300
    0.2 PK-8 554
  • Denver Explore Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 422 students
    0.2 miles
    2410 Poze Blvd
    Denver, CO 80229
    (303) 853-1300
    0.2 PK-6 422

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