Westminster High School

  • Westminster High School serves 2,489 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 46%.
  • Westminster High School operates within the Westminster School District.
  • Westminster School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the Colorado state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • Westminster High School's student population of 2489 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,489 students
Gender %Westminster High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
Students by GradeWestminster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westminster High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westminster High School is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:117:1
Asian
6%
3%
Hispanic
76%
33%
Black
1%
5%
White
16%
54%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsWestminster High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.39
Graduation Rate
63%
78%
Westminster High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westminster High School is Westminster School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Westminster School District's student population of 9,968 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 64% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,927 in this district is less than the state average of $13,179. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,464 is higher than the state average of $12,694. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four school years.
    School District NameWestminster School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    20
    3
    Number of Students Managed9,968558
    Westminster School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    12%
    33%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    19%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    56%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$110 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$146 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,927$13,179
    District Spending / Student$14,464$12,694
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Westminster Josephine Hodgkins Elementary School
      Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
      0.5 miles
      3475 West 67th Avenue
      Westminster, CO 80030
      (303)428-1121
      0.5 PK-5 662
    • Arvada Tennyson Knolls Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 374 students
      0.6 miles
      6330 Tennyson Street
      Arvada, CO 80003
      (303)429-4090
      0.6 K-5 374
    • Westminster Goal Academy Alternative School
      Charter School
      Grades: 9-12 | 3259 students
      0.7 miles
      3621 W. 73rd Ave Suite C-d
      Westminster, CO 80300
      (719)545-4707
      0.7 9-12 3259
    • Westminster Hidden Lake High School Vocational School
      Grades: 9-12 | 259 students
      0.7 miles
      7300 Lowell Boulevard
      Westminster, CO 80030
      (303)428-2600
      0.7 9-12 259
    • Westminster Colorado Stem Academy Magnet School
      Grades: 3-8 | 283 students
      0.8 miles
      7281 Irving Street
      Westminster, CO 80030
      (720)542-5016
      0.8 3-8 283

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