Westminster School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 2,418 students in Westminster School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Colorado.
Public Middle Schools in Westminster School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Colorado public middle school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Westminster School District are Colorado Stem Academy, Westminster Academy For International Studies and Shaw Heights Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public middle school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Westminster School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Westminster School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
5 Schools
641 Schools
# Students
2,418 Students
300,747 Students
# Teachers
138 Teachers
17,532 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Westminster School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 57% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#163 out of 186 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Westminster   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westminster   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westminster   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
69%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Westminster   School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.42
0.60
# American Indian Students
17 Students
2,008 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
94 Students
10,021 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,808 Students
100,780 Students
% Hispanic Students
75%
34%
# Black Students
41 Students
13,982 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
403 Students
160,611 Students
% White Students
16%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
764 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
49 Students
12,125 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
16
2,470
# Students in K Grade:
66
10,899
# Students in 1st Grade:
70
11,418
# Students in 2nd Grade:
73
11,294
# Students in 3rd Grade:
71
12,142
# Students in 4th Grade:
77
12,327
# Students in 5th Grade:
59
13,753
# Students in 6th Grade:
640
59,193
# Students in 7th Grade:
624
67,650
# Students in 8th Grade:
722
67,586
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
8,597
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
7,613
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
7,469
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
8,336
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,572 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,173. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,601 is less than the state median of $15,158. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$119 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Westminster   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$110 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Westminster   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,572
$16,173
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Westminster   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,601
$15,158
This chart display average spending per public school student in Westminster   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Westminster School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Colorado Stem Academy
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7281 Irving Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 429-7836
Grades: K-8
| 383 students
Rank: #22.
Westminster Academy For International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7482 Irving Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-2494
Grades: PK-7
| 270 students
Rank: #33.
Shaw Heights Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8780 Circle Drive
Westminster, CO 80030
(303) 428-9533
Grades: 6-8
| 566 students
Rank: #44.
Iver C. Ranum Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2401 West 80th Avenue
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-9577
Grades: 6-8
| 697 students
Rank: #55.
M. Scott Carpenter Middle School
Math: 5% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7001 Lipan Street
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 428-8583
Grades: 6-8
| 502 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 69% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42

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