Denver School Of The Arts

  • Denver School Of The Arts serves 1,088 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Denver School Of The Arts placed in the top 1% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Denver School Of The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Denver School Of The Arts's student population of 1,088 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,088 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Denver School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Denver School Of The Arts is 0.48, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#17 out of 1718 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
70%
53%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Denver School Of The Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.480.60
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Graduation Rate≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Denver School Of The Arts and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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