Denver school information

IndexDenverColoradoNational
Average Test Scores41%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools1741,42679,235
Total private schools7638424,875
Total post-secondary schools361387,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Denver are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 174 public schools in Denver.
  • 83.3% of people in Denver have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in Denver have completed high school.
  • 43.7% of people in Denver have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Denver

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  • Abraham Lincoln High School2285 South Federal BoulevardGrades: 09 - 12Students: 193 · Ratio: 20:119
  • Academia Ana Marie Sandoval3655 Wyandot StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 371 · Ratio: 20:161
  • Academy Of Urban Learning835 East 18Th AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 116 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Ace Community Challenge Charter School948 Santa Fe DriveGrades: 08 - 10Students: 211 · Ratio: 30:15
  • Adventure Elementary7700 Delta St.Grades: PK - 06Students: 364 · Ratio: 16:144
  • Amesse Elementary School5440 Scranton StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 593 · Ratio: 17:132
  • Archuleta Elementary School16000 Maxwell PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 692 · Ratio: 19:141
  • Asbury Elementary School1320 East Asbury AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 379 · Ratio: 16:166
  • Ashley Elementary School1914 Syracuse StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 345 · Ratio: 15:124
  • Barnum Elementary School85 Hooker StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 46 · Ratio: 19:135
  • Barrett Elementary School2900 Richard Allen CourtGrades: PK - 05Students: 207 · Ratio: 13:121
  • Beach Court Elementary School4950 Beach CourtGrades: PK - 05Students: 354 · Ratio: 17:137
  • Bradley Elementary School3051 South Elm StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 534 · Ratio: 17:165
  • Bromwell Elementary School2500 East 4Th AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 317 · Ratio: 16:191
  • Brown Elementary School2550 Lowell BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 492 · Ratio: 16:160
  • Bruce Randolph School3955 Steele StreetGrades: 06 - 12Students: 893 · Ratio: 17:120
  • Bryant Webster K-8 School3635 Quivas StGrades: PK - 08Students: 459 · Ratio: 18:141
  • Carson Elementary School5420 East 1St AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 40 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Castro Elementary School845 South Lowell BoulevardGrades: PK - 05Students: 683 · Ratio: 17:124
  • Centennial K-8 School4665 Raleigh StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 534 · Ratio: 16:138
  • Cesar Chavez Academy Denver3752 Tennyson StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 415 · Ratio: 15:143
  • Challenge School9659 East Mississippi AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 535 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Charles M. Schenck (Cms) Community School1300 South Lowell BoulevardGrades: PK - 05Students: 67 · Ratio: 16:131
  • Cheltenham Elementary School1580 Julian StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 497 · Ratio: 16:128
  • Clara E. Metz Elementary School2341 Sherrelwood DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 41 · Ratio: 16:131
  • Cole Arts And Science Academy3240 Humboldt StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 689 · Ratio: 15:133
  • Colfax Elementary School1526 Tennyson StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 373 · Ratio: 17:137
  • College View Elementary School2675 South Decatur StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 443 · Ratio: 17:133
  • Collegiate Preparatory Academy5000 Crown BlvdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Colorado Calvert Academy1580 Logan Street Suite 210Grades: KG - 08Students: 162 · Ratio: 38:145
  • Colorado High School1175 Osage StreetGrades: 10 - 12Students: 194 · Ratio: 16:19
  • Columbian Elementary School2925 West 40Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 316 · Ratio: 16:136
  • Columbine Elementary School2540 East 29Th AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 292 · Ratio: 15:122
  • Contemporary Learning Academy High School2211 West 27Th AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 21 · Ratio: 8:113
  • Cory Elementary School1550 South Steele StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 473 · Ratio: 20:188
  • Cowell Elementary School4540 West 10Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 523 · Ratio: 18:133
  • D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High School10359 W Nassau AvenueGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,022 · Ratio: 21:191
  • Dcis At Ford14500 Maxwell PlaceGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Dcis At Montbello5000 Crown BlvdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Denison Montessori School1821 South Yates StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 433 · Ratio: 21:153
  • Denver Center For 21St Learning At Wyman1690 Williams StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Denver Center For International Studies574 West 6Th AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 643 · Ratio: 27:164
  • Denver Green School6700 East Virginia AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 206 · Ratio: 15:157
  • Denver Language School451 Newport StreetGrades: KG - 02Students: 242 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Denver School Of The Arts7111 Montview BlvdGrades: 06 - 12Students: 1,043 · Ratio: 28:180
  • Doull Elementary School2520 South Utica StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 494 · Ratio: 17:137
  • Dsst: Cole3240 Humbolt StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Dsst: Green Valley Ranch4800 Telluride Street #4Grades: 06 - 06Students: 141 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Dsst: Stapleton2000 Valencia StreetGrades: 06 - 12Students: 874 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Eagleton Elementary School880 Hooker StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 394 · Ratio: 14:136
  • East High School1545 Detroit StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,199 · Ratio: 21:159
  • Edison Elementary School3350 Quitman StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 571 · Ratio: 20:167
  • Ellis Elementary School1651 South Dahlia StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 587 · Ratio: 16:144
  • Emily Griffith Technical College1250 WeltonGrades: 09 - 12Students: 502 · Ratio: 39:19
  • Escalante-Biggs Academy5300 Crown BlvdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Escuela Tlatelolco School2949 North Federal BoulevardGrades: KG - 12Students: 129 · Ratio: 17:120
  • Expeditionary Learning School1700 South Holly StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 361 · Ratio: 16:170
  • Fairmont K-8 School520 West 3Rd AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 423 · Ratio: 15:128
  • Fairview Elementary School2715 West 11Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 305 · Ratio: 14:133
  • Fairview Elementary School7826 Fairview DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 362 · Ratio: 17:139
  • Federal Heights Elementary School2500 W 96Th AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 637 · Ratio: 16:130
  • Florence Crittenton High School96 South ZuniGrades: 06 - 12Students: 179 · Ratio: 20:112
  • Force Elementary School1550 South Wolff StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 568 · Ratio: 19:135
  • Ford Elementary School14500 East Maxwell PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 69 · Ratio: 18:129
  • Francis M. Day Elementary School1740 Jordan DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 363 · Ratio: 17:129
  • Fred N Thomas Career Education Center2650 Eliot StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 40 · Ratio: 14:160
  • Garden Place Elementary School4425 Lincoln StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 353 · Ratio: 17:131
  • George Washington High School655 South Monaco PkwyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,606 · Ratio: 19:148
  • Gilliam Youth Services Center2844 DowningGrades: 05 - 12Students: 22 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • Gilpin Elementary School2949 California StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 212 · Ratio: 13:119
  • Girls Athletic Leadership School200 South University BlvdGrades: 06 - 07Students: 12 · Ratio: 15:160
  • Global Leadership Academy7480 Conifer RoadGrades: KG - 12Students: 447 · Ratio: 16:126
  • Godsman Elementary School2120 West Arkansas AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 481 · Ratio: 16:131
  • Goldrick Elementary School1050 South Zuni StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 624 · Ratio: 18:138
  • Grant Middle School1751 South Washington StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 358 · Ratio: 17:136
  • Grant Ranch K-8 School5400 South Jay CircleGrades: PK - 08Students: 763 · Ratio: 19:160
  • Green Valley Elementary School4100 JerichoGrades: PK - 05Students: 604 · Ratio: 17:150
  • Greenlee Elementary School1150 Lipan StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 437 · Ratio: 15:127
  • Greenwood Ece-85130 Durham CourtGrades: PK - 08Students: 783 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Gust Elementary School3440 West Yale AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 629 · Ratio: 17:153
  • Hallett Fundamental Academy2950 Jasmine StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 36 · Ratio: 16:145
  • Hamilton Middle School8600 East Dartmouth AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 977 · Ratio: 20:166
  • Harrington Elementary School2401 East 37Th AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 445 · Ratio: 14:131
  • Henry World School Grades 6-83005 South Golden WayGrades: 06 - 08Students: 948 · Ratio: 19:144
  • High Tech Early College5000 Crown BlvdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Highline Academy Charter School7808 Cherry Creek South DriveGrades: KG - 08Students: 504 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences451 Clermont StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 826 · Ratio: 17:156
  • Holly Hills Elementary School6161 East Cornell AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 614 · Ratio: 14:153
  • Holm Elementary School3185 South Willow CourtGrades: PK - 05Students: 584 · Ratio: 19:154
  • Howell K-8 School14250 East Albrook DriveGrades: PK - 08Students: 826 · Ratio: 19:132
  • Iver C. Ranum Middle School2401 West 80Th AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 808 · Ratio: 21:128
  • John F Kennedy High School2855 South Lamar StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,125 · Ratio: 20:130
  • Johnson Elementary School1850 South Irving StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 417 · Ratio: 17:126
  • Justice High School Denver4760 Shoshone StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 106 · Ratio: 22:111
  • Kaiser Elementary School4500 South Quitman StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 323 · Ratio: 16:145
  • Kepner Middle School911 South Hazel CourtGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,106 · Ratio: 18:121
  • Kipp Denver Collegiate High School451 South Tejon StreetGrades: 09 - 10Students: 226 · Ratio: 12:138
  • Kipp Montbello College Prep5290 Kitteridge StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy375 S Tejon StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 369 · Ratio: 12:148
  • Knapp Elementary School500 South Utica StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 682 · Ratio: 17:135
  • Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy2250 South Quitman WayGrades: KG - 08Students: 653 · Ratio: 16:140
  • Lake International School1820 Lowell BlvdGrades: 06 - 06Students: 167 · Ratio: 15:137
  • Lake Middle School1820 Lowell BoulevardGrades: 07 - 08Students: 349 · Ratio: 17:119
  • Life Skills Center Of Denver1000 CherokeeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 232 · Ratio: 17:17
  • Lincoln Elementary School710 South Pennsylvania StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 331 · Ratio: 19:173
  • Lowry Elementary School8001 East Cedar AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 532 · Ratio: 19:161
  • M. Scott Carpenter Middle School7001 Lipan StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 551 · Ratio: 18:123
  • Manny Martinez Middle School951 Elati StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 224 · Ratio: 20:121
  • Manual High School1700 East 28Th AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 349 · Ratio: 14:115
  • Mapleton Early College High School7480 Conifer RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 174 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Mapleton Early Learning Center602 East 64Th AvenueGrades: PK - KGStudents: 334 · Ratio: 32:1n/a
  • Marrama Elementary School19100 East 40Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 55 · Ratio: 18:151
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Early College19535 East 46Th AvenueGrades: 06 - 12Students: 1,242 · Ratio: 18:130
  • Mathematics And Science Leadership Academy451 South Tejon StreetGrades: KG - 03Students: 179 · Ratio: 16:151
  • Maxwell Elementary School14390 East Bolling DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 524 · Ratio: 17:133
  • Mc Kinley-Thatcher Elementary School1230 South Grant StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 223 · Ratio: 14:150
  • Mc Meen Elementary School1000 South Holly StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 641 · Ratio: 17:155
  • Mcglone Elementary School4500 Crown BoulevardGrades: PK - 05Students: 562 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Merrill Middle School1551 South Monroe StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 545 · Ratio: 15:135
  • Montbello High School5000 Crown BoulevardGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,618 · Ratio: 18:110
  • Montclair Elementary School1151 Newport StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 18:157
  • Monterey Community School2210 Mcelwain BlvdGrades: KG - 08Students: 385 · Ratio: 19:131
  • Moore K-8 School846 Corona StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 465 · Ratio: 17:145
  • Morey Middle School840 East 14Th AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 813 · Ratio: 20:170
  • Mountview Youth Service Center7862 West Mansfield ParkwayGrades: 05 - 12Students: 41 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Munroe Elementary School3440 West Virginia AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 548 · Ratio: 16:134
  • New America SchoolP O Box 201015Grades: 09 - 12Students: 503 · Ratio: 27:1n/a
  • Newlon Elementary School361 Vrain StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 575 · Ratio: 18:145
  • Niver Creek Middle School9450 Pecos StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 743 · Ratio: 17:126
  • Noel Community Arts School5290 Kitteridge StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Noel Middle School5290 Kittridge StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 679 · Ratio: 17:119
  • North High School2960 North Speer BoulevardGrades: 09 - 12Students: 874 · Ratio: 16:125
  • North Star Elementary School8740 North Star DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 469 · Ratio: 16:136
  • Northeast Academy Charter School4895 Peoria StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 416 · Ratio: 21:123
  • Oakland Elementary School4580 Dearborn StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 506 · Ratio: 17:127
  • Odyssey Charter Elementary School6550 East 21St AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 226 · Ratio: 19:172
  • Omar D Blair Charter School4905 Cathay StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 80 · Ratio: 20:156
  • Online High School900 Grant StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 99 · Ratio: 18:129
  • P.R.E.P. (Positive Refocus Education Program)2727 Columbine StreetGrades: 06 - 12Students: 162 · Ratio: 10:19
  • Palmer Elementary School995 Grape StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 354 · Ratio: 16:151
  • Park Hill School5050 East 19Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 511 · Ratio: 19:171
  • Pioneer Charter School3230 East 38Th AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 361 · Ratio: 14:133
  • Pitt-Waller K-8 School21601 East 51St PlaceGrades: PK - 08Students: 972 · Ratio: 22:142
  • Place Bridge Academy71258 Cherry Creek Drive NorthGrades: PK - 08Students: 974 · Ratio: 15:129
  • Polaris At Ebert Elementary School410 Park Avenue WestGrades: KG - 05Students: 329 · Ratio: 19:198
  • Sabin World School3050 South Vrain StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 667 · Ratio: 18:145
  • Samuels Elementary School3985 South Vincennes CourtGrades: PK - 05Students: 643 · Ratio: 19:144
  • Schmitt Elementary School1820 South Vallejo StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 394 · Ratio: 17:141
  • Sheridan High School3201 West Oxford AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 517 · Ratio: 19:123
  • Sherrelwood Elementary School8095 Kalamath DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 27 · Ratio: 15:131
  • Skinner Middle School3435 West 40Th AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 349 · Ratio: 16:145
  • Skyline Vista Elementary School7395 Zuni StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 413 · Ratio: 19:140
  • Slavens K-8 School3000 South Clayton StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 543 · Ratio: 19:190
  • Smiley Middle School2540 Holly StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 274 · Ratio: 13:130
  • Smith Elementary School3590 Jasmine StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 436 · Ratio: 14:128
  • Soar At Oakland4580 Dearborn StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Soar Green Valley Ranch4800 Telluride Street #4Grades: KG - 02Students: 235 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • South High School1700 East Louisiana AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,359 · Ratio: 19:125
  • Southmoor Elementary School3755 South Magnolia WayGrades: PK - 05Students: 481 · Ratio: 18:180
  • Southwest Early College Charter School3001 South Federal Boulevard BGrades: 09 - 12Students: 314 · Ratio: 23:126
  • Steck Elementary School425 Ash StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 366 · Ratio: 18:193
  • Stedman Elementary School2940 Dexter StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 359 · Ratio: 15:138
  • Steele Elementary School320 South Marion ParkwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 475 · Ratio: 19:176
  • Stephen Knight Center For Early Education3242 East Exposition AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Summit Academy3001 South Federal BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 131 · Ratio: 10:17
  • Swansea Elementary School4650 Columbine StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 556 · Ratio: 16:132
  • Swigert-Mcauliffe International Ece-83480 Syracuse StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Teller Elementary School1150 Garfield StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 425 · Ratio: 17:164
  • The New America School601 East 64Th AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 439 · Ratio: 26:14
  • Thomas Jefferson High School3950 South Holly StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 107 · Ratio: 18:140
  • Traylor Elementary School2900 South Ivan WayGrades: PK - 05Students: 592 · Ratio: 20:156
  • Trevista Ece-8 At Horace Mann4130 Navajo StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 637 · Ratio: 14:125
  • University Park Elementary School2300 South St Paul StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 502 · Ratio: 19:176
  • University Prep2409 Arapahoe StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Valdez Elementary School2525 West 29 AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 16:125
  • Valley View K-8660 West 70Th AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 474 · Ratio: 22:160
  • Valverde Elementary School2030 West Alameda AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 397 · Ratio: 14:128
  • Vanguard Classical School801 Yosemite StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 508 · Ratio: 14:143
  • Venture Prep2540 Holly StreetGrades: 06 - 11Students: 357 · Ratio: 12:128
  • Vista Academy4801 Telluride StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Welby Montessori School1200 E 78Th AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 299 · Ratio: 20:134
  • West Denver Prep - Highland Campus2417 West 29Th AveGrades: 06 - 06Students: 108 · Ratio: 12:153
  • West Denver Prep - Lake Campus1820 Lowell BlvdGrades: 06 - 06Students: 85 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • West Denver Prep: Federal Campus1825 South FederalGrades: 06 - 08Students: 322 · Ratio: 14:155
  • West Denver Prep: Harvey Park Campus2250 South Quitman WayGrades: 06 - 07Students: 218 · Ratio: 12:156
  • West High School951 Elati StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 789 · Ratio: 17:118
  • Westerly Creek Elementary8800 East 28Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 588 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Whittier K-8 School2480 Downing StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 301 · Ratio: 18:141
  • William (Bill) Roberts K-8 School2100 Akron WayGrades: PK - 08Students: 752 · Ratio: 20:173
  • Wyatt-Edison Charter Elementary School3620 Franklin StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 677 · Ratio: 20:131

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Education level achieved in Denver

IndexDenverColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school82.0%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college67.4%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree49.0%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors43.7%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters17.1%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.6%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Denver (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Indian Hills, CO1,18189%31%
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,23488%29%
Superior, CO12,71687%28%
Morrison, CO40081%18%
Highlands Ranch, CO101,35080%17%
Denver, CO633,77741%40%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Washington, DC633,73644%36%
Seattle, WA637,85065%4%
Boston, MA639,59449%28%
Nashville, TN624,26140%41%
Baltimore, MD622,27170%3%
Denver, CO633,77741%40%
Source: The Denver, CO education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.