Altura Elementary School

1650 Altura Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Altura Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 8% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Altura Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Altura Elementary School's student population of 527 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Altura Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Altura Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1759 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
80%
34%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
8%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Altura Elementary School is Hinkley High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is East Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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