North High School

  • North High School serves 991 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 21% (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%.

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School Overview

  • North High School's student population of 991 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students991 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#1288 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
78%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
10%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.380.39
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Graduation Rate75-79%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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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