Riseup Community School

  • Riseup Community School serves 124 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 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Riseup Community School's student population of 124 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students124 students
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Riseup Community School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Riseup Community School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riseup Community School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#1342 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
42%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
6%
1%
Hispanic
81%
34%
Black
9%
5%
White
4%
53%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riseup Community School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.330.40
Graduation Rate25-29%
78%
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
35%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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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