Emily Griffith High School

  • Emily Griffith High School serves 370 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (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 <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Emily Griffith High School's student population of 370 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 57% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emily Griffith High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emily Griffith High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
55%
34%
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Black
26%
5%
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White
16%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.40
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Graduation Rate
9%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name 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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I can't speak to the quality of the academic program because I was in the professional sewing program (which I thought was very good). I found the administration incompetent and out-of-touch with low income people. They were unable to understand the financial burden of just trying live on what one has coming in and not having money to buy needed supplies for school. Or buying needed supplies for school as I did and not having money to live on. I would not trust your counsilor to make sure you have money from your grant to take care of all the things you need for school. They have programs where you can get a grant for the classes but not the needed materials for the classes. I had to withdraw or fail because I did not have materials for my classes. Now I have to pay back the grant because the counsilor keep telling me he would "see what he can do" for the materials. If you hear that, don't walk but run out as fast as you can. I'm not sure if it's a scam or not but I am going to report it to the Colorado Attorney General's office. I had a grant to attend CCD and I declined it. I am so sorry I did.
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