3001 South Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO 80236
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Southwest Early College serves 91 students in grades 9-12.
Southwest Early College placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Southwest Early College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Southwest Early College's student population of 91 students has declined by 56% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 54% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
91 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwest Early College is ranked within the top 30% 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 Southwest Early College is 0.10, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#510 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
95%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
5%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwest Early College and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 91 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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