Dsst: Byers High School

150 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80209
  • Dsst: Byers High School serves 133 students in grades 9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dsst: Byers High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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Dsst: Byers High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Dsst: Byers High School's student population of 133 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students133 students
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers

School Comparison

  • Dsst: Byers High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dsst: Byers High School is 0.63, which is more 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#43 out of 1718 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
42%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
27%
34%
Black
11%
5%
White
54%
53%
Two or more races
5%
4%
Diversity Score0.630.60
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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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