Westminster High School

6933 Raleigh St
Westminster, CO 80030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westminster High School serves 2,376 students in grades 9-12.
Westminster High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Westminster High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Westminster High School's student population of 2,376 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

Westminster High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Westminster High School is 0.37, 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 Testing Rank
#1690 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
78%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
13%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.60
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Graduation Rate
79%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestminster School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westminster High School is Goal Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colorado Stem Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Josephine Hodgkins Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Josephine Hodgkins Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 638 students
    0.5 miles
    3475 West 67th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80221
    (303) 428-1121
    0.5 PK-5 638
  • Arvada Tennyson Knolls Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    0.6 miles
    6330 Tennyson Street
    Arvada, CO 80003
    (303) 429-4090
    0.6 PK-5 378
  • Pueblo Goal Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,811 students
    0.7 miles
    304 S. Victoria Ave
    Pueblo, CO 81003
    (877) 776-4625
    0.7 9-12 3,811
  • Westminster Hidden Lake High School Vocational School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 345 students
    0.7 miles
    7300 Lowell Boulevard
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303) 428-2600
    0.7 9-12 345
  • Westminster Colorado Stem Academy Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 383 students
    0.8 miles
    7281 Irving Street
    Westminster, CO 80030
    (303) 429-7836
    0.8 K-8 383

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