Garden Park High School (Closed 2013)

Garden Park High School served 49 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-79% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 82%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥80% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 89%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
60-79%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garden Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
≥80%
89%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garden Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garden Park High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garden Park High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garden Park High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
78%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garden Park High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
(11-12)
21-39%
76%
This chart display graduation rate of Garden Park High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garden Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garden Park High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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