New America School

  • New America School serves 281 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • New America School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

New America School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • New America School's student population of 281 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New America School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,706 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New America School is 0.22, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#354 out of 1706 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
88%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
8%
53%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New America School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.220.60
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Graduation Rate15-19%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to New America School is Lighthouse Program (0.0 miles away)
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