James Irwin Charter High School

  • James Irwin Charter High School serves 426 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James Irwin Charter High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

James Irwin Charter High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • James Irwin Charter High School's student population of 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Irwin Charter High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Irwin Charter High School is 0.66, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#281 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
34%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
39%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.60
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Graduation Rate≥95%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison School District No. 2 In The County Of El Paso An School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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