12500 Washington St
Thornton, CO 80241
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Westgate Community School serves 515 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Westgate Community School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Westgate Community School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Westgate Community School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Westgate Community School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#702 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
68%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westgate Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westgate Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 515 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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