West Leadership Academy



West Leadership Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Leadership Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 132
7 132
8 141
9 114
10 68
11 50
12 53

West Leadership Academy is a public elementary school located in Denver, CO in the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C. It enrolls 690 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 690
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.31

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West Leadership Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 362
(52%)
36,843
(51%)
 Female 328
(48%)
35,491
(49%)

West Leadership Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 622
(90%)
40,653
(56%)
 Black 33
(5%)
9,275
(13%)
 White 17
(2%)
17,034
(24%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
2,281
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
2,516
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
162
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
413
(1%)

West Leadership Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 598
(87%)
43,867
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(9%)
5,826
(8%)
 Not Eligible 32
(5%)
22,641
(31%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of West Leadership Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.5%. 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 Leadership Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 180
2013 367
2014 572
2015 690

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 12.9
2013 15.4
2014 14.3
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.96666666666667
2013 0.97275204359673
2014 0.95454545454545
2015 0.9536231884058

Compare West Leadership Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.4%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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