Jefferson County Open Secondary



Jefferson County Open Secondary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson County Open Secondary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 63
8 51
9 39
10 62
11 51
12 51

Jefferson County Open Secondary is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District No. R-1 located in Lakewood, CO. It has 317 students in grades 7th through 12th. Jefferson County Open Secondary is the 221st largest public high school in Colorado and the 14,122nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 317
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.4

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Jefferson County Open Secondary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 161
(51%)
18,095
(49%)
 Male 156
(49%)
18,934
(51%)

Jefferson County Open Secondary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 244
(77%)
25,333
(68%)
 Hispanic 50
(16%)
8,563
(23%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
1,142
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(2%)
266
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
473
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
1,189
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
63
(0%)

Jefferson County Open Secondary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 185
(58%)
25,281
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(30%)
8,920
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(12%)
2,828
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson County Open Secondary is ranked 199th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson County Open Secondary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.6%) is slightly 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.

Jefferson County Open Secondary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 261
2006 346
2007 355
2008 349
2009 330
2010 340
2011 329
2012 317

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 16.6
2007 16.1
2008 16.5
2009 15
2010 15.2
2011 15.1
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24521072796935
2006 0.30057803468208
2007 0.32112676056338
2008 0.32091690544413
2009 0.33030303030303
2010 0.32941176470588
2011 0.39817629179331
2012 0.41640378548896

Compare Jefferson County Open Secondary to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
This School 41.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson County Open Secondary
Lakewood, CO
Public 07 - 12 317 13:1  
Denver Street School
Lakewood, CO
Private 09 - 12 52 6:1 1 miles
Lakewood High School
Lakewood, CO
Public 09 - 12 2,039 17:1 2 miles
Beth Eden Baptist School
Wheat Ridge, CO
Private PK - 12 188 11:1 2 miles
Beth Jacob High School
Denver, CO
Private 09 - 12 60 6:1 2 miles
New America School
Lakewood, CO
Public 09 - 12 291 38.3:1 2 miles
Jefferson High School
Edgewater, CO
Public 09 - 12 551 11.9:1 2 miles
Sobesky Academy
Lakewood, CO
Public KG - 12 68 4.7:1 2 miles
Creighton Middle School
Lakewood, CO
Public 07 - 08 719 15.8:1 2 miles
Miller Special Education
Lakewood, CO
Public PK - 12 106 4.9:1 2 miles
Wheat Ridge High School
Wheat Ridge, CO
Public 09 - 12 1,308 18.3:1 3 miles
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