George Washington High School

  • George Washington High School serves 1,280 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (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 43% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • George Washington High School's student population of 1,280 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Washington High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Washington High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#866 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
35%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in George Washington High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
26%
5%
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White
29%
53%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Washington High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.730.39
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Graduation Rate
83%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George Washington High School 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 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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