2960 North Speer Boulevard
Denver, CO 80211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
North High School serves 1,591 students in grades 9-12.
North High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

North High School's student population of 1,591 students has grown by 60% over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Rankings

North High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North High School is 0.52, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1213 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
22%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
51%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
66%
34%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
20%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
85%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).

What is the graduation rate of North High School?

The graduation rate of North High School is 85%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.

How many students attend North High School?

1,591 students attend North High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

66% of North High School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of North High School?

North High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.

What grades does North High School offer ?

North High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is North High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,591 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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