Brighton Heritage Academy

  • Brighton Heritage Academy serves 216 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Brighton Heritage Academy's student population of 216 students has grown by 109% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brighton Heritage Academy's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brighton Heritage Academy is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1342 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
51%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
43%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.39
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Graduation Rate10-14%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name 27J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brighton North Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 358 students
    0.2 miles
    89 North 6th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)655-2500
    0.2 PK-5 358
  • Brighton Brighton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1758 students
    0.3 miles
    270 South 8th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)655-4200
    0.3 9-12 1758
  • Brighton South Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 423 students
    0.4 miles
    305 South 5th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)655-2600
    0.4 K-5 423
  • Brighton Bolt Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 59 students
    0.6 miles
    1850 Egbert Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (750)685-5475
    0.6 9-12 59
  • Brighton Northeast Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 599 students
    0.6 miles
    1605 Longspeak
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)655-2550
    0.6 PK-6 599

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