Wheat Ridge High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County School District No. R-1" in Wheat Ridge, CO. There are a total of 1,274 students and 70 teachers at Wheat Ridge High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 482 free lunch students and 121 reduced lunch students.
Wheat Ridge High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.5%, which is 15% lower than the Colorado average.
|Taking some courses||288|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||61|
|Passing some courses||128|
|Passing no courses||156|
Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Wheat Ridge High School, there are a total of 347 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 288 taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||36.2%||23.5%||32.6%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||1.0%||0.7%||0.8%||1.2%|
|Everitt Middle School||16%||0.5||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Slater Elementary School||32%||1.0||Lakewood, CO|
|Prospect Valley Elementary School||43%||1.0||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Vivian Elementary School||10%||1.0||Lakewood, CO|
|Sobesky Academy||13%||1.1||Lakewood, CO|
|Compass Montessori - Wheat Ridge Charter School||30%||1.2||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Pennington Elementary School||15%||1.2||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Wilmore Davis Elementary School||27%||1.2||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Mountain Phoenix Community School||16%||1.5||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Stevens Elementary School||22%||1.7||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Kullerstrand Elementary School||30%||1.7||Wheat Ridge, CO|
|Stober Elementary School||47%||1.7||Lakewood, CO|
|Population density (sq mi)||3,315||50||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||52%||56%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||84.8%||87.9%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||84.2%||87.1%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||63.8%||69.3%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||40.5%||47.1%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.6%||3.9%||3.3%|