West Early College

  • West Early College serves 653 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (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 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower 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

  • West Early College's student population of 653 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 61% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Early College's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Early College is 0.29, 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#1679 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
84%
34%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
4%
53%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Early College.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.290.40
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Graduation Rate70-74%
78%
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Early College and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Early College 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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