West Leadership Academy



West Leadership Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Leadership Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 117
7 0
8 0
9 63
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Leadership Academy is a public high school of the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C located in Denver, CO. It has 180 students in grades 6th through 9th. West Leadership Academy is the 291st largest public high school in Colorado and the 17,683rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 180
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 14

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West Leadership Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 95
(53%)
12,142
(51%)
 Female 85
(47%)
11,878
(49%)

West Leadership Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 161
(89%)
14,050
(58%)
 White 8
(4%)
4,261
(18%)
 Black 6
(3%)
3,929
(16%)
 American Indian 4
(2%)
215
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
677
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
841
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
47
(0%)

West Leadership Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 166
(92%)
15,228
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(4%)
1,575
(7%)
 Not Eligible 6
(3%)
7,217
(30%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Leadership Academy is ranked 170th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Leadership Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare West Leadership Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 96.7%
 

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