Wasson High School (Closed 2015)

  • Wasson High School served 977 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 46%.
  • Wasson High School operated within the Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District.
  • Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District's 85% graduation rate was higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 977 students
Wasson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wasson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Wasson High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Wasson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Wasson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Wasson High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
5%
3%
Wasson High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
33%
33%
Wasson High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
5%
Wasson High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
44%
54%
Wasson High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wasson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Wasson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.39
Wasson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
10%
Wasson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
2%
Wasson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

School District Name Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
3
Number of Students Managed 28,667 575
Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 85% 83%
Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue $298 MM $8 MM
Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $281 MM $8 MM
Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,262 $13,207
Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,687 $13,450
Colorado Springs, No. 11, In The County Of E School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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