Colorado Prep Academy

8601 Turnpike Dr. Suite 100
Westminster, CO 80031
  • Colorado Prep Academy serves 1,631 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Colorado Prep Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Colorado Prep Academy's student population of 1,631 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,631 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colorado Prep Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colorado Prep Academy is 0.56, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1452 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Colorado Prep Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Colorado Prep Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Colorado Prep Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
62%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Colorado Prep Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colorado Prep Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.560.60
This chart display the diversity score of Colorado Prep Academy and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate35-39%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Colorado Prep Academy and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Digital BOCES School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
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    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
    1.3 miles
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