Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 51 public schools serving 38,820 students in Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District are Hulstrom Options K-8 School, Stargate Charter School and Legacy High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
51 Schools
1,893 Schools
# Students
38,820 Students
905,726 Students
# Teachers
1,963 Teachers
51,723 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 185 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#57 out of 186 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.60
# American Indian Students
215 Students
6,423 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2,072 Students
28,756 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# Hispanic Students
15,640 Students
304,737 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
34%
# Black Students
734 Students
41,404 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
18,950 Students
484,030 Students
% White Students
49%
53%
# Hawaiian Students
53 Students
2,271 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,156 Students
37,754 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,118
32,768
# Students in K Grade:
2,602
63,335
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,729
64,697
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,783
65,383
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,931
67,634
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,001
69,478
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,058
69,489
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,973
68,897
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,004
67,650
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,084
67,586
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,114
69,740
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,007
66,817
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,836
64,863
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,580
67,389
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,672 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,173. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,641 is less than the state median of $15,158. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$453 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$491 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,672
$16,173
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,641
$15,158
This chart display average spending per public school student in Adams 12 Five Star Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
11551 Wyco Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5400
Grades: K-8
| 677 students
Rank: #22.
Stargate Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14530 Washington Street
Broomfield, CO 80023
(303) 450-3936
Grades: K-11
| 1,307 students
Rank: #33.
Legacy High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(4)
2701 West 136th Street
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 972-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,330 students
Rank: #44.
Meridian Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14256 Mckay Park Circle
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 972-7880
Grades: K-5
| 783 students
Rank: #55.
Coyote Ridge Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13770 Broadlands Drive
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 972-5780
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
Rank: #66.
Stem Lab
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11700 Irma Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-4000
Grades: K-8
| 469 students
Rank: #77.
Prospect Ridge Academy
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2555 Preble Creek Pkwy
Broomfield, CO 80023
(720) 399-0300
Grades: K-12
| 1,373 students
Rank: #88.
Westlake Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2800 West 135th Avenue
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 972-5200
Grades: 6-8
| 1,166 students
Rank: #99.
Silver Creek Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15101 Fillmore Stre
Brighton, CO 80602
(720) 972-3941
Grades: K-5
| 600 students
Rank: #1010.
Rocky Top Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14150 York Street
Brighton, CO 80602
(720) 972-2200
Grades: 6-8
| 1,350 students
Rank: #1111.
Prairie Hills Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13801 Garfield Place
Brighton, CO 80602
(720) 972-8780
Grades: K-5
| 499 students
Rank: #1212.
Horizon High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5321 East 136th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(720) 972-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,037 students
Rank: #1313.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12401 Perry Street
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 972-5520
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #1414.
Cotton Creek Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11100 Vrain Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(720) 972-5340
Grades: K-5
| 597 students
Rank: #1515.
Eagleview Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4601 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5760
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #1616.
Tarver Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3500 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5640
Grades: PK-5
| 537 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Mountain Range High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12500 Huron Street
Parker, CO 80134
(720) 972-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,989 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Westgate Charter
Charter School
Math: 31% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11700 Irma Drive
Thornton, CO 80241
(303) 425-0967
Grades: K-12
| 508 students
Rank: #1919.
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13095 Pecos Street
Westminster, CO 80030
(720) 972-5740
Grades: K-5
| 584 students
Rank: #2020.
Hunters Glen Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13222 Corona Street
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5440
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
Rank: #2121.
Glacier Peak Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12060 Jasmine Street
Brighton, CO 80605
(720) 972-5940
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #2222.
Century Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
13000 Lafayette Street
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5240
Grades: 6-8
| 956 students
Rank: #2323.
Skyview Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5021 East 123rd Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-5620
Grades: K-5
| 483 students
Rank: #2424.
The Studio School
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10604 Grant Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-3620
Grades: K-5
| 292 students
Rank: #2525.
Stellar Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3901 East 124th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-2340
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
Rank: #2626.
Woodglen Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11717 Madison Street
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 532 students
Rank: #2727.
Riverdale Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10724 Elm Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5580
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Rank: #2828.
Cherry Drive Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11500 Cherry Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5300
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #2929.
Northglenn High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
601 West 100th Place
Denver, CO 80221
(720) 972-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,060 students
Rank: #3030.
Shadow Ridge Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12551 Holly Street
Brighton, CO 80602
(720) 972-5040
Grades: 6-8
| 949 students
Rank: #3131.
Silver Hills Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
12400 Huron Street
Denver, CO 80234
(720) 972-5000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,120 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
North Mor Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9580 Damon Drive
Denver, CO 80221
(720) 972-5540
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Stem Launch
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9450 Pecos Street
Denver, CO 80260
(720) 972-5120
Grades: K-8
| 854 students
Rank: #3434.
Centennial Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13200 Westlake Drive
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 972-5280
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #3535.
Stukey Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11080 Grant Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5420
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools
  • 1500 E 128TH AVENUE, THORNTON, CO, 80241
  • (720) 972-4000
  • adams12.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 38,820 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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