Wheat Ridge High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,642
College Readiness Index
22.2
Math Proficiency
2.0
Reading Proficiency
2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,321 Students
  • 70 Teachers

Wheat Ridge High School
9505 WEST 32ND AVE
WHEAT RIDGE, CO 80033

Phone: (303) 982-7695

District: Jefferson County School District R-1

Overview

Wheat Ridge High School is ranked 33rd within Colorado. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wheat Ridge High School is 35 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 33 percent. Wheat Ridge High School is 1 of 32 high schools in the Jefferson County School District R-1.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1642
State Rank
#33

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,321
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 33%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 38%
Full-Time Teachers 70

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 68%
Proficient in Math 31%
College Readiness Index 22.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 32
Total Students 27,956
Proficient in Reading (district average) 64%
Proficient in Math (district average) 34%
College Readiness (district average) 30.1

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