West Leadership Academy

  • West Leadership Academy serves 686 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 17% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Leadership Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 Leadership Academy's student population of 686 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Leadership Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Leadership Academy is 0.21, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1618 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
89%
34%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
4%
53%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Leadership Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.210.60
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Graduation Rate70-79%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to West Leadership Academy is West Early College (0.0 miles away)
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