Golden High School



Golden High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Golden High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 343
10 340
11 321
12 247

Golden High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District No. R-1 located in Golden, CO. It has 1,251 students in grades 9th through 12th. Golden High School is the 85th largest public high school in Colorado and the 4,379th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,251
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.81

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Golden High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 643
(51%)
18,934
(51%)
 Female 608
(49%)
18,095
(49%)

Golden High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 985
(79%)
25,333
(68%)
 Hispanic 156
(12%)
8,563
(23%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
1,142
(3%)
 Asian 37
(3%)
1,189
(3%)
 American Indian 16
(1%)
266
(1%)
 Black 15
(1%)
473
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
63
(0%)

Golden High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 915
(73%)
25,281
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(20%)
8,920
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(7%)
2,828
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Golden High School is ranked 93rd out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Golden High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Golden High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1287
2006 1306
2007 1329
2008 1343
2009 1296
2010 1276
2011 1249
2012 1251

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 20.9
2007 20.7
2008 20.5
2009 20.7
2010 21.1
2011 20.3
2012 20.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17560217560218
2006 0.18759571209801
2007 0.17155756207675
2008 0.14221891288161
2009 0.19212962962963
2010 0.1974921630094
2011 0.22417934347478
2012 0.26858513189448

Compare Golden High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.9%
 
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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