William Smith High School

  • William Smith High School serves 319 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • William Smith High School's student population of 319 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Smith High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Smith High School is 0.59, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#926 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
59%
34%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
22%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.39
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Graduation Rate65-69%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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