Aurora Academy Charter School

10251 East 1st Ave,

Aurora, CO, 80010-4308

Tel: (303)367-5983
Grades: KG-8

518 students

Aurora Academy Charter School serves 518 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 Academy Charter School operates within the Aurora, Joint No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District.

Overview

The student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 518 students
Aurora Academy Charter School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Aurora Academy Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Aurora Academy Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Aurora Academy Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
Aurora Academy Charter School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
26%
32%
Aurora Academy Charter School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
24%
5%
Aurora Academy Charter School Black (2001-2012)
White
38%
56%
Aurora Academy Charter School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Aurora Academy Charter School Sch Ethnicity Aurora Academy Charter 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.
0.73 0.76
Aurora Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
29%
34%
Aurora Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
11%
7%
Aurora Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

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 40,249 595
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $351 MM n/a
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $352 MM n/a
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,885 $0
Aurora, Joint  No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,894 $0
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 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 Lansing Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Aurora Lotus School For Excellence
    Charter School
    11001a East Alameda Ave
    Aurora , CO , 80012
    (303)360-0052
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  731  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Aurora Lansing Elementary School
    551 Lansing St
    Aurora , CO , 80010
    (303)364-8297
    0.7  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Aurora Fulton Elementary School
    755 Fulton St
    Aurora , CO , 80010
    (303)364-8078
    0.7  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Denver New America School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    9125 East Seventh Place Buildi
    Denver , CO , 80230
    (303)320-9854
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Aurora Jamaica Child Development Center
    800 Jamaica St
    Aurora , CO , 80011
    (303)364-8126
    0.9  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  PK

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Aurora, 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 0.72, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Aurora is Side Creek Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.