Golden High School

701 24th Street
Golden, CO 80401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,363 students in grades 9-12, Golden High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 93% (Top 20% in CO)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • : 76% (Top 5%)
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Golden High School's student population of 1,363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Golden High School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Golden High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#139 out of 1779 schools
(Top 10%)
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52%
32%
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76%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Golden 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 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
44%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
80%
52%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Golden High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Golden High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Golden High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Golden High School's ranking?
Golden High School is ranked #139 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Golden High School?
The graduation rate of Golden High School is 93%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 82%.
How many students attend Golden High School?
1,363 students attend Golden High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Golden High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Golden High School?
Golden High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Golden High School offer ?
Golden High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Golden High School part of?
Golden High School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 93% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • : 76% (Top 5%)
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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