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Henry World School Grades 6-8

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Posted March 19, 2013

I realize there has been some bad press about HWS recently. The truth is, yes, this horrifying assault did happen. However, it in ONE horrible event that happened. It is not like that on a daily basis. My child watched the news stories and he was soo angry. "That's not fair! That's not what my school is like. I feel safe in my school!" Henry has caring teachers and a dedicated principal. There are so many good things that happen at Henry on a daily basis. My son has been bullied and there are policies in place with clear steps on how the staff are dealing with bullying, he feels safe at school! The principal has an open door policy. You want to talk, she is ready to listen. Don't listen to the skewed news stories, come in and see for yourself the clean, safe, supportive environment at Henry World School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2013

My daughter has been at Hanry for 3 years now and I love Henry. The teachers and staff are caring and supportive. It is just sad that the news chooses to focus on the 5% of the student body that causes all the trouble. What about the 95% who are involved with the IB Program, student activities, sports and getting a good education? Parents need to step up a be involved in their kids education!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2013

My son enjoys attending school at Henry. My son has been a target for bullies since he was a toddler, starting with another child who liked to bit when he was only 3 yrs old. In grade school, a parent responded to a bullying complaint by stating "my son is only in kindergarden." In 6th grade, bullying decreased thanks to the efforts of teachers and admin staff Henry - this year, we not had a since bullying occurance. Thank you Henry teachers and staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2013

I am a student at Henry world school. I love my school my teachers and principal truly care about us. They want us to have a future and be what we dream about. They encourage us to work hard and do our best everyday. Those of us who want a education are given the.oppurtunity to get it.


Posted March 18, 2013

Students who conspire to get the teacher out of the classroom. Students who look on and video as a helpless 14 year old is beaten. An administration that ignores pleas from victim. Not the traits of a great, or even medicre school.


Posted January 27, 2013

My son has been at Henry for a year and a half. I am very impressed with the staff and especially the administration. The teachers want to see the students succeed. The principal is mplementing wonderful programs and standards for everyone to live up to. It is a caring environment that encourages parents involvement. I am so glad this is my son's home school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2010

I love Henry! THe IB program there is great! The teachers really care about my learning, its a safe environment! Luv it!


Posted September 29, 2009

This is the 3rd year my son has gone to Henry World School and I am extremely disappointed. I don't feel like my son is challeged enough. I don't think they handle bullying well and something needs to be done about the gang activity. I think my son should feel safe at school and not have to wonder if he will be getting into a fight. I also have a daughter who is a 6th grader at DSST and they have little tolerance for bullying which I think is great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2009

My children attended Henry and I was so pleasantly surprised. I'll be honest, I didn't want to send them there at first, but travel restrictions forced me to. I AM SO GLAD IT HAPPENED. What a fabulous school. The principal is amazing. My daughter had a few teachers that weren't my favorite, but I think that happens everywhere. (One of them is already gone). I don't remember there being that many sports and other programs when I was in Jr. High. Academics are great for high and lower achieving students, parents are always welcome, and you walk in and you can feel the energy and friendliness. The MYP is the icing on the cake. If I had more kids I would send them to Henry no matter where I lived in the city.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 9, 2008

Can't say enough good things about Henry MS. The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP) is fantastic, the staff is energetic and committed and the leadership is enthusiatic and unparalleled. My children have done very well at Henry, were well prepared for Kennedy HS's continuation of the MYP, and are planning on extending to the IB Diploma Programme. Well-rounded education with a lot of extracurricular activities available. I highly recommend Henry MS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2005

We have enjoyed the experience and education that our son has received at Henry. We really enjoy the new IB program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2004

Henry is in a good neighborhood and has good support from it's teachers. Academics are a little weak but they are working to improve it. The principal is Ms. Lanier. She is very willing to work with parents and students when ever she is asked.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2013.

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

280 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

280 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 61% in 2013.

280 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

285 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

285 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

285 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
36%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

285 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
38%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students49%
Female57%
Male41%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian94%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)55%
Free lunch eligible46%
Reduced lunch eligible47%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)35%
Proficient in English46%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant48%

Reading

All Students51%
Female61%
Male43%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian88%
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Free lunch eligible47%
Reduced lunch eligible47%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%
Students without disabilities59%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)27%
Proficient in English52%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant51%

Writing

All Students38%
Female51%
Male27%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian71%
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)48%
Free lunch eligible34%
Reduced lunch eligible42%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch51%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)13%
Proficient in English40%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant38%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students45%
Female46%
Male45%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian90%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)46%
Free lunch eligible42%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities50%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)29%
Proficient in English41%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant45%

Reading

All Students48%
Female55%
Male40%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian70%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)52%
Free lunch eligible46%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities54%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English48%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant48%

Writing

All Students46%
Female58%
Male34%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian75%
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)52%
Free lunch eligible44%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch55%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)18%
Proficient in English48%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students37%
Female40%
Male34%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian76%
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)58%
Free lunch eligible32%
Reduced lunch eligible38%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)6%
Students without disabilities43%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)12%
Proficient in English36%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant37%

Reading

All Students39%
Female48%
Male31%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian88%
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Free lunch eligible32%
Reduced lunch eligible57%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Students without disabilities45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)5%
Proficient in English38%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant39%

Science

All Students23%
Female29%
Male17%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian60%
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Free lunch eligible17%
Reduced lunch eligible29%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch41%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities28%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English21%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant23%

Writing

All Students32%
Female43%
Male22%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asian68%
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)48%
Free lunch eligible26%
Reduced lunch eligible48%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities39%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)5%
Proficient in English31%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant32%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

23%
of schools in the state are Below average
52%
of schools in the state are Average
24%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 TCAP results from the state of Colorado.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math, English Language Arts, and Writing from the state of Colorado.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 72% 32%
White 14% 56%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 3%
Black 2% 5%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 81%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Gym

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Honors track
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Wendy Lanier
Fax number
  • (720) 424-9585

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Honors track
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Standards-based
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Soccer
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Community service
  • Student council/government
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3005 South Golden Way
Denver, CO 80227
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