655 South Monaco Pkwy
Denver, CO 80224
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
George Washington High School serves 1,239 students in grades 9-12.
George Washington High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

George Washington High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

George Washington High School's student population of 1,239 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

George Washington High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George Washington High School is 0.74, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#393 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
34%
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Black
25%
5%
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White
30%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
90%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 1%)

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