West Career Academy



West Career Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Career Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 3
10 14
11 24
12 20

West Career 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 61 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Career Academy is the 445th largest public high school in Colorado and the 22,127th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.7 to 1.

Total Students: 61
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.02
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,127th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 445th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 54th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 416th out of 496

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West Career Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 36
(59%)
13,634
(51%)
 Female 25
(41%)
13,298
(49%)

West Career Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 43
(70%)
16,099
(60%)
 Black 8
(13%)
3,988
(15%)
 White 5
(8%)
4,814
(18%)
 Two or More 4
(7%)
847
(3%)
 Asian 1
(2%)
890
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
64
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
230
(1%)

West Career Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 35
(57%)
16,626
(62%)
 Not Eligible 19
(31%)
8,097
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(11%)
2,209
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Career Academy is ranked 383rd out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Career Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.7%. 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.

West Career Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 75
2014 66
2015 61

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 37.5
2014 12.1
2015 8.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.70666666666667
2014 0.89393939393939
2015 0.68852459016393

Compare West Career Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
870.0% 8.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 68.9%
 

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