Cherry Creek Charter Academy

Tel: (303)779-8988
Grades: KG-8

487 students

Cherry Creek Charter Academy serves 487 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Cherry Creek Charter Academy operates within the Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District.

Overview

The student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 487 students
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Total Students (1996-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2012)
Students by Grade Cherry Creek Charter Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less 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 17:1 15:1
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
3%
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
6%
32%
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
8%
5%
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Black (1996-2012)
White
65%
56%
Cherry Creek Charter Academy White (1996-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cherry Creek Charter Academy Sch Ethnicity Cherry Creek Charter Academy 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.
0.55 0.58
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
n/a 34%
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.
n/a
7%
Cherry Creek Charter Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2006)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,540 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 53,540 554
District Total Revenue $518 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $492 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,116 $11,613
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,603 $12,022
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah 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 Colorado Provost Academy (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Campus Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is High Plains Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greenwood Village High Plains Elementary School
    6100 South Fulton St
    Greenwood Village , CO , 80111
    (720)554-3600
    0.4  mi  |  518  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Englewood Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
    11200 East Orchard Ave
    Englewood , CO , 80111
    (720)554-3200
    1  mi  |  640  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Centennial Walnut Hills Community Elementary School
    8195 East Costilla Blvd
    Centennial , CO , 80112
    (720)554-3800
    1.4  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Greenwood Village Belleview Elementary School
    4851 South Dayton St
    Greenwood Village , CO , 80111
    (720)554-3100
    1.8  mi  |  581  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Centennial Heritage Elementary School
    6867 East Heritage Place South
    Centennial , CO , 80111
    (720)554-3500
    1.8  mi  |  364  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Arapahoe 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 0.63, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.58. The most diverse school district in Arapahoe County is Cherry Creek, School District No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.