2170 South Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80222
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Highline Academy Southeast serves 521 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Highline Academy Southeast placed in the top 20% 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 49% (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 66% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highline Academy Southeast ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Highline Academy Southeast's student population of 521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Highline Academy Southeast is ranked within the top 20% 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 Highline Academy Southeast is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#315 out of 1783 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
34%
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Black
26%
5%
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White
45%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highline Academy Southeast's ranking?

Highline Academy Southeast ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% CO state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

How many students attend Highline Academy Southeast?

521 students attend Highline Academy Southeast.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

45% of Highline Academy Southeast students are White, 26% of students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Highline Academy Southeast?

Highline Academy Southeast has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does Highline Academy Southeast offer ?

Highline Academy Southeast offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School - Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School!
June 02, 2023 (Friday)

School Reviews

5   11/22/2011
I have 2 children go through this school, both with very different styles of learning. Highline has exceeded my expectations for both students. The teachers and admin. staff really care about my children's well being as well as their academic success. It will be heartbreaking when they graduate.
- Posted by Parent - cavec

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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