Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School

3200 South Jericho Way,

Aurora, CO, 80013-

Tel: (303)693-1995
Grades: KG-8

624 students

Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School serves 624 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School operates within the Aurora, Joint No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District.

Overview

The student population of 624 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 624 students
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
3%
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
24%
32%
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
16%
5%
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Black (2007-2012)
White
38%
56%
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.75 0.58
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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.
20%
34%
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Aurora Frontier K-8 Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,249 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Aurora, Joint No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 40,249 554
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $351 MM $7 MM
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $352 MM $7 MM
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,885 $11,613
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,894 $12,022
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rangeview High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Horizon Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dakota Valley Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Aurora Dakota Valley Elementary School
    3950 South Kirk Way
    Aurora , CO , 80013
    (720)886-3000
    0.9  mi  |  869  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Arrowhead Elementary School
    19100 East Bates Ave
    Aurora , CO , 80013
    (720)886-2800
    1.1  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Sunrise Elementary School
    4050 South Genoa Way
    Aurora , CO , 80013
    (720)886-2900
    1.2  mi  |  717  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Side Creek Elementary School
    19191 East Iliff Place
    Aurora , CO , 80013
    (303)755-1785
    1.5  mi  |  652  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Horizon Middle School
    3981 South Reservoir Rd
    Aurora , CO , 80013
    (720)886-6100
    1.6  mi  |  969  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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