James Irwin Charter High School

  • James Irwin Charter High School serves 429 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Irwin Charter High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 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 0.40. 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#229 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
42%
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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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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.40
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Graduation Rate≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison No. 2 in the county of El Paso an School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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