Aurora Academy Charter School

  • Aurora Academy Charter School serves 544 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 40% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Aurora Academy Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 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 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Aurora Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Aurora Academy Charter School's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aurora Academy Charter 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 Aurora Academy Charter School is 0.71, which is more 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#893 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aurora Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Aurora Academy Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Aurora Academy Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
34%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Aurora Academy Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
23%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aurora Academy Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.710.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aurora Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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, middle school and elementary school to Aurora Academy Charter School is Lotus School For Excellence (0.6 miles away)
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