Aurora Academy Charter School

10251 East 1st Ave

Aurora, CO 80010-4308

Tel: (303)367-5983
Grades KG-8
539 students
Aurora Academy Charter School serves 539 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Aurora Academy Charter School operates within the Aurora, Joint No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District.

School Overview

The student population of 539 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 539 students
Aurora Academy Charter School Total Students (2001-2014)
Gender % Aurora Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Aurora Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2001-2014)
Students by Grade Aurora Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Aurora Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Aurora Academy Charter School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
29%
33%
Aurora Academy Charter School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
27%
5%
Aurora Academy Charter School Black Students (2001-2014)
White
36%
55%
Aurora Academy Charter School White Students (2001-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Aurora Academy Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Aurora Academy Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.38
Aurora Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
35%
Aurora Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Aurora Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,419 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,140 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,054 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Aurora, Joint No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
3
Number of Students Managed 40,419 555
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $375 MM $7 MM
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $409 MM $7 MM
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,140 $12,220
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,054 $11,937
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lotus School For Excellence (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lotus School For Excellence (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lotus School For Excellence (0.6 miles away)
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  • AuroraLotus School For Excellence
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 790 students11001a East Alameda Ave
    AuroraCO 80012
    (303)360-0052
    0.6KG-12790
  • AuroraFulton Academy Of Excellence
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 521 students755 Fulton St
    AuroraCO 80010
    (303)364-8078
    0.7PK-5521
  • AuroraLansing Elementary Community School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 453 students551 Lansing St
    AuroraCO 80010
    (303)364-8297
    0.7PK-5453
  • DenverNew America School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 434 students9125 East Seventh Place Buildi
    DenverCO 80230
    (303)320-9854
    0.89-12434
  • AuroraJamaica Child Development Center
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK | 265 students800 Jamaica St
    AuroraCO 80011
    (303)364-8126
    0.9PK265

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