West High School

  • West High School serves 89 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 89 students has declined by 87% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 76% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 89 students
West High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
West High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 18:1
West High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
West High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
West High School Asian Students (1990-2010)
Hispanic
94%
33%
West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
5%
West High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
3%
54%
West High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
West High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
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.
0.12 0.39
West 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.
n/a
10%
West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a
2%
West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's student population of 87,671 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has increased from 54% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,679 in this district is less than the state average of $13,207. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,041 is less than the state average of $13,450. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
182
3
Number of Students Managed 87,671 575
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 63% 83%
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,057 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,087 MM $8 MM
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,679 $13,207
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,041 $13,450
 No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C 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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School Reviews

5  9/26/2007
I love attending West its a pleasure to know that all staff members are willing to help inner city students strive for the best this makes ME want to achive better things than what I was brought up in I am a former student and a returning junior as a Varsity Cheerleader for 2007-2008. parents are also a big help and support and I thank them for all there strength in trying there harrdest to push us harder!!!!!! One other thing that makes WEST is there music and extra curricular activities with these we learn more about life and we can use these sorts of things in our near future!!!! So thanks west high see you soon!!!! COWBOYS TO THE HEART
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