Excel Academy

  • Excel Academy serves 244 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Excel Academy's student population of 244 students has grown by 101% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Excel Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Excel Academy is 0.27, which is less 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#1630 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
85%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
8%
53%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.40
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Graduation Rate45-49%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Pascual Ledoux Academy
    Grades: PK | 249 students
    0.1 miles
    1055 South Hazel Court
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720)423-9240
    0.1 PK 249
  • Denver Compass Academy Charter School
    Grades: 6-7 | 216 students
    0.3 miles
    911 South Hazel Court
    Denver, CO 80219
    (303)226-4880
    0.3 6-7 216
  • Denver Kepner Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 277 students
    0.3 miles
    911 South Hazel Court
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720)424-0000
    0.3 7-8 277
  • Denver Charles M. Schenck (cms) Community School
    Grades: K-5 | 336 students
    0.4 miles
    1300 South Lowell Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720)424-4300
    0.4 K-5 336
  • Denver Castro Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 476 students
    0.5 miles
    845 South Lowell Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80219
    (720)424-8990
    0.5 K-5 476

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