Adams County Public Schools

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(148)
High
(28)
Middle
(27)
Elementary
(107)
Pre-K
(46)
Charter
(19)
Private
(36)
There are 148 public schools in Adams County, Colorado, serving 90,309 students.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado state average of 44%.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Adams County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ThorntonAcademy High School
    8990 York St
    ThorntonCO80229
    (303)853-1900
    300 students | Gr. 9-12
  • WestminsterAcademy Of Charter Schools
    Charter School
    11800 Lowell Blvd
    WestminsterCO80031
    (303)289-8088
    Charter School
    1798 students | Gr. PK-12
  • ThorntonAchieve Academy
    Magnet School
    9100 Poze Blvd
    ThorntonCO80229
    (303)853-1300
    Magnet School
    445 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Commerce CityAdams City High School
    7200 Quebec Parkway
    Commerce CityCO80022
    (303)289-3111
    1689 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Commerce City
    Adams City Middle School
    4451 East 72nd Ave
    Commerce CityCO80022
    (303)289-5881
    740 students | Gr. 6-8
  • BrightonAdams Youth Service Center
    Alternative School
    1933 East Bridge St
    BrightonCO80601
    (303)659-4450
    Alternative School
    22 students | Gr. 4-12
  • ThorntonAdams12 Five Star Preschool
    1500 East 128th Ave
    ThorntonCO80241
    (720)972-6001
    748 students | Gr. PK
  • DenverAdventure Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7700 Delta St
    DenverCO80221
    (303)853-1410
    Magnet School
    342 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Commerce CityAlsup Elementary School
    7101 Birch St
    Commerce CityCO80022
    (303)288-6865
    598 students | Gr. PK-5
  • AuroraAltura Elementary School
    1650 Altura Blvd
    AuroraCO80011
    (303)340-3500
    507 students | Gr. PK-5
  • WestminsterArapahoe Ridge Elementary School
    13095 Pecos St
    WestminsterCO80030
    (720)972-5740
    593 students | Gr. KG-5
  • AuroraAurora Public Schools Child Development Center
    1420 Laredo St
    AuroraCO80011
    (303)364-9371
    288 students | Gr. PK
  • Aurora
    Aurora Quest K-8 Elementary School
    472 South Wheeling St
    AuroraCO80012
    (303)343-3664
    604 students | Gr. KG-8
  • DenverBeach Court Elementary School
    4950 Beach Court
    DenverCO80221
    (720)424-9470
    363 students | Gr. PK-5
  • HendersonBelle Creek Charter School
    Charter School
    9290 East 107th Ave
    HendersonCO80640
    (303)468-0160
    Charter School
    699 students | Gr. KG-8
  • BennettBennett Elementary School
    462 8th St
    BennettCO80102
    (303)644-3234
    376 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Bennett
    Bennett High School
    610 7th St
    BennettCO80102
    (303)644-3234
    307 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Bennett
    Bennett Middle School
    455 8th St
    BennettCO80102
    (303)644-3234
    230 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Bennett
    Bennett Preschool
    805 Washington Way
    BennettCO80102
    (303)644-3234
    64 students | Gr. PK
  • BrightonBright Horizons Pre-kindergarten School
    5321 East 136th Ave
    BrightonCO80601
    (720)972-4574
    1 students | Gr. PK
  • Brighton
    Brighton Heritage Academy
    Alternative School
    830 Bridge St
    BrightonCO80601
    (303)655-2850
    Alternative School
    123 students | Gr. 6-12
  • Brighton
    Brighton High School
    270 South 8th Ave
    BrightonCO80601
    (303)655-4200
    1653 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Brighton
    Bromley East Charter School
    Charter School
    356 Longspur Dr
    BrightonCO80601
    (720)685-3297
    Charter School
    923 students | Gr. PK-8
  • Commerce CityCentral Elementary School
    6450 Holly St
    Commerce CityCO80022
    (303)287-0327
    624 students | Gr. PK-5
  • ThorntonCentury Middle School
    13000 Lafayette St
    ThorntonCO80241
    (720)972-5240
    1081 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Thornton
    Cherry Drive Elementary School
    11500 Cherry Dr
    ThorntonCO80233
    (720)972-5300
    476 students | Gr. KG-5
  • DenverClara E. Metz Elementary School
    2341 Sherrelwood Dr
    DenverCO80221
    (303)428-1884
    418 students | Gr. KG-5
  • ThorntonClayton Partnership School
    Magnet School
    2410 Poze Blvd
    ThorntonCO80229
    (303)853-1460
    Magnet School
    440 students | Gr. KG-8
  • AuroraClyde Miller K-8 Elementary School
    1701 Espana St
    AuroraCO80011
    (303)364-7918
    467 students | Gr. PK-7
  • NorthglennColorado Virtual Academy (cova)
    Charter School
    11990 Grant St 402
    NorthglennCO80233
    (303)255-4650
    Charter School
    5013 students | Gr. KG-12
  • Commerce CityCommunity Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    6880 Holly St
    Commerce CityCO80022
    (303)288-2711
    Charter School
    494 students | Gr. KG-8
  • ThorntonCoronado Hills Elementary School
    8300 Downing Dr
    ThorntonCO80229
    (720)972-5320
    547 students | Gr. KG-5
  • BennettCorridor Community Academy
    Charter School
    420 7th St
    BennettCO80102
    (303)644-5180
    Charter School
    108 students | Gr. KG-8
  • WestminsterCotton Creek Elementary School
    11100 Vrain St
    WestminsterCO80030
    (720)972-5340
    614 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Westminster
    Crown Pointe Charter Academy
    Charter School
    2900 West 86th Ave
    WestminsterCO80031
    (303)428-1882
    Charter School
    415 students | Gr. KG-8
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County Statistics

About Adams County County Statistics (CO) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 419,755 people 4,713,654 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 24% 33%
Median Household Income $62,090 $50,573
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Adams County, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.58. The most diverse school district in Adams County is Aurora, Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or in the USA.