Manual High School

1700 East 28th Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 313 students in grades 9-12, Manual High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Manual High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Manual High School's student population of 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
313 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Manual High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Manual High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1493 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Manual High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Manual High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Manual High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Manual High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Manual High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
56%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Manual High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
33%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Manual High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
5%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Manual High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Manual High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Manual High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manual High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Manual High School's ranking?
Manual High School is ranked #1493 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Manual High School?
The graduation rate of Manual High School is 75-79%, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Manual High School?
313 students attend Manual High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Manual High School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Manual High School?
Manual High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Manual High School offer ?
Manual High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Manual High School part of?
In what neighborhood is Manual High School located?
Manual High School is located in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver, CO. There are 2 other public schools located in Whittier.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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