655 South Monaco Parkway
Denver, CO 80224
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Gw Career Academy serves 75 students in grades 9-12.
Gw Career Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
75 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Gw Career Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gw Career Academy is 0.63, 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 1985-1986 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1516 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Gw Career Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gw Career Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gw Career Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
56%
34%
Black
13%
5%
White
21%
53%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gw Career Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.63
Graduation Rate
60-69%
80%
This chart display graduation rate of Gw Career Academy and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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