Justice High School Denver

  • Justice High School Denver serves 117 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Justice High School Denver's student population of 117 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Justice High School Denver's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Justice High School Denver is 0.58, 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#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
59%
34%
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Black
26%
5%
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White
10%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Justice High School Denver.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.580.40
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Graduation Rate20-29%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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