Golden High School

  • Golden High School serves 1,261 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Golden High School's student population of 1,261 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Golden High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Golden High School is 0.34, 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#522 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Golden 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Golden High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Golden High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Golden High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Golden High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Golden High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Golden High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.340.40
This chart display the diversity score of Golden High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Golden High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Golden 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 NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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