Cherry Creek Charter Academy

  • Cherry Creek Charter Academy serves 569 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cherry Creek Charter Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Cherry Creek Charter Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Cherry Creek Charter Academy's student population of 569 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherry Creek Charter Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherry Creek Charter Academy is 0.57, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#22 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherry Creek Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherry Creek Charter Academy 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
24%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cherry Creek Charter Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cherry Creek Charter Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
61%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cherry Creek Charter Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherry Creek Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.570.60
This chart display the diversity score of Cherry Creek Charter Academy and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cherry Creek Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cherry Creek Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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