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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 130 public elementary schools in Arapahoe County, CO, serving 78,175 students.
  • Arapahoe County, CO public elementary school have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Colorado public elementary school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 43% statewide average). Elementary schools in Arapahoe County have an average ranking in the top 50% of Colorado public elementary schools.
  • The top ranked public elementary schools in Arapahoe County, CO are Aurora Quest K-8, Challenge School and Cherry Hills Village Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public elementary school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the Colorado public elementary school average of 17:1.

Top Arapahoe County Public Elementary Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Academy Of Advanced Learning Charter School
    441 Sable Blvd
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (720)500-5252

    Grades: K-8 | 491 students
  • Alice Terry Elementary School
    3700 South Knox Court
    Englewood, CO 80150
    (720)833-6989

    Grades: K-2 | 260 students
  • Antelope Ridge Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5455 South Tempe Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720)886-3300

    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
  • Arkansas Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    17301 East Arkansas Ave
    Aurora, CO 80017
    (303)755-0323

    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
  • Arrowhead Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    19100 East Bates Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (720)886-2800

    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students
  • Aspen Crossing Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 10%
    4655 S Himalaya Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720)886-3700

    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
  • Aurora Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10251 East 1st Ave
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (303)367-5983

    Grades: K-8 | 544 students
  • Aurora Frontier K-8 Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3200 S Jericho Way
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (303)693-1995

    Grades: PK-8 | 697 students
  • Aurora Hills Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 16%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1009 South Uvalda St
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (303)341-7450

    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
  • Aurora Quest K-8 Math: 86% | Reading: 93%
    Rank: Top 1%
    472 South Wheeling St
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303)343-3664

    Grades: K-8 | 599 students
  • Aurora West College Preparatory Academy Math: 5% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10100 East 13th Ave
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (303)366-2671

    Grades: 6-12 | 1191 students
  • Axl Academy Charter School
    Math: 7% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14100 East Jewell Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (303)377-0758

    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
  • Belleview Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 10%
    4851 South Dayton Street
    Englewood, CO 80111
    (720)554-3100

    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
  • Ben Franklin Academy Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2270 Plaza Dr
    Littleton, CO 80129
    (720)383-4519

    Grades: PK-8 | 903 students
  • Black Forest Hills Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 20%
    25233 E. Glasgow Dr
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720)886-8900

    Grades: PK-5 | 761 students
  • Boston K-8 School Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1365 Boston St.
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (303)364-6878

    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
  • Buffalo Trail Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    24300 East Progress Drive
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720)886-4000

    Grades: PK-6 | 709 students
  • Byers Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    444 East Front Street
    Byers, CO 80103
    (303)822-5292

    Grades: PK-6 | 320 students
  • Campus Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 10%
    4785 South Dayton Street
    Englewood, CO 80111
    (720)554-2700

    Grades: 6-8 | 1481 students
  • Canyon Creek Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    6070 South Versailles Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720)886-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 532 students
  • Centennial Academy Of Fine Arts Education Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3306 West Berry Avenue
    Littleton, CO 80123
    (303)347-4425

    Grades: K-5 | 539 students
  • Century Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2500 South Granby Way
    Aurora, CO 80014
    (303)745-4424

    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
  • Challenge School Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 1%
    9659 East Mississippi Avenue
    Denver, CO 80231
    (720)747-2100

    Grades: PK-8 | 534 students
  • Charles Hay World School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3195 South Lafayette Street
    Englewood, CO 80113
    (303)761-2433

    Grades: K-6 | 343 students
  • Cherrelyn Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4500 South Lincoln Street
    Englewood, CO 80113
    (303)761-2102

    Grades: K-6 | 238 students
  • Cherry Creek Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 5%
    6260 South Dayton Street
    Englewood, CO 80111
    (303)779-8988

    Grades: K-8 | 546 students
  • Cherry Hills Village Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 1%
    2400 East Quincy Avenue
    Englewood, CO 80110
    (720)747-2700

    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
  • Cimarron Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Top 50%
    17373 East Lehigh Pl
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (720)886-8100

    Grades: PK-5 | 501 students
  • Clayton Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4600 South Fox Street
    Englewood, CO 80110
    (303)781-7831

    Grades: K-6 | 478 students
  • Colorado Connections Academy Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8 Inverness Drive E Suite 240
    Englewood, CO 80112
    (303)794-2302

    Grades: K-12 | 2357 students
  • Columbia Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    17600 East Columbia Ave
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (303)690-6570

    Grades: 6-8 | 751 students
  • Cottonwood Creek Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 5%
    11200 East Orchard Avenue
    Englewood, CO 80111
    (720)554-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 636 students
  • Coyote Hills Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 10%
    24605 E Davies Way
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720)886-3900

    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
  • Creekside Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 20%
    19993 East Long Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720)886-3500

    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
  • Dakota Valley Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3950 South Kirk Way
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (720)886-3000

    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
  • Show 95 more public schools in Arapahoe County, CO (out of 130 total schools)
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