Manual High School

  • Manual High School serves 284 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 284 students has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 284 students
Manual High School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Manual High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Manual High School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Manual High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 18:1
Manual High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Manual High School American Indian Students (2013-2014)
Hispanic
62%
33%
Manual High School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
30%
5%
Manual High School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
6%
54%
Manual High School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Manual High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Manual High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Manual High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.39
Manual High School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
82%
34%
Manual High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Manual High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's student population of 87,671 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 84% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,031 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,061 is higher than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
181
3
Number of Students Managed 87,671 575
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,121 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,296 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,031 $14,042
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,061 $13,805
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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