Black Forest Hills Elementary School

25233 E. Glasgow Dr
Aurora, CO 80016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Black Forest Hills Elementary School serves 761 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Black Forest Hills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Black Forest Hills Elementary School's student population of 761 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Rankings

Black Forest Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Black Forest Hills Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#563 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
41%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
53%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
69%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Black Forest Hills Elementary School is Cherokee Trail High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fox Ridge Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coyote Hills Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Coyote Hills Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
    0.5 miles
    24605 E Davies Way
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-3900
    0.5 PK-5 722
  • Aurora Cherokee Trail High School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,950 students
    0.7 miles
    25901 Arapahoe Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-1900
    0.7 9-12 2,950
  • Aurora Fox Ridge Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,398 student
    0.8 miles
    26301 East Arapahoe Road
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-4700
    0.8 6-8 1,398
  • Aurora Pine Ridge Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 870 students
    0.8 miles
    6525 S. Wheatlands Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-8800
    0.8 PK-5 870
  • Aurora Canyon Creek Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 532 students
    2.0 miles
    6070 South Versailles Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3600
    2 PK-5 532

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