Top 10 Best Aurora Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 112 public schools serving 82,229 students in Aurora, CO. Aurora has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Aurora, CO are Aurora Quest K-8, Grandview High School and Cherokee Trail High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Aurora, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Aurora have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Aurora, CO Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aurora Quest K-8
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 343-3664
Grades: K-8
| 599 students
Rank: #22.
Grandview High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
20500 East Arapahoe Road
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,773 students
Rank: #33.
Cherokee Trail High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25901 Arapahoe Parkway
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-1900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,950 students
Rank: #44.
Coyote Hills Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
24605 E Davies Way
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 722 students
Rank: #55.
Rolling Hills Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5756 South Biscay Circle
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #66.
Indian Ridge Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16501 East Progress Drive
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-8400
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #77.
Pine Ridge Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6525 S. Wheatlands Parkway
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 870 students
Rank: #88.
Fox Ridge Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
26301 East Arapahoe Road
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,398 students
Rank: #99.
Aurora Frontier K-8
Math: 46% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3200 S Jericho Way
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 693-1995
Grades: PK-8
| 697 students
Rank: #1010.
Creekside Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19993 East Long Avenue
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 717 students
Rank: #1111.
Aspen Crossing Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4655 S Himalaya Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #1212.
Murphy Creek K-8 School
Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 S Old Tom Morris Road
Aurora, CO 80018
(303) 366-0579
Grades: PK-8
| 689 students
Rank: #1313.
Trails West Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5400 South Waco Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Rank: #1414.
Antelope Ridge Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
5455 South Tempe Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 662 students
Rank: #1515.
Infinity Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4500 South Himalaya Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-6000
Grades: 6-8
| 165 students
Rank: #1616.
Smoky Hill High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
16100 East Smoky Hill Road
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,071 students
Rank: #1717.
Mountain Vista Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
22200 East Radcliff Parkway
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #1818.
Canyon Creek Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6070 South Versailles Parkway
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 532 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21500 East Dry Creek Road
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 1,139 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Timberline Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
5500 South Killarney Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-3200
Grades: PK-5
| 644 students
Rank: #2121.
Heritage Heights Academy
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20050 East Smoky Hill Road
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 870-9541
Grades: K-6
| 244 students
Rank: #2222.
Eaglecrest High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(5)
5100 South Picadilly Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-1000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,822 students
Rank: #2323.
Black Forest Hills Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25233 E. Glasgow Dr
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-8900
Grades: PK-5
| 761 students
Rank: #2424.
Peakview Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19451 East Progress Circle
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-3100
Grades: PK-5
| 643 students
Rank: #2525.
Falcon Creek Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(4)
6100 South Genoa Street
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-7600
Grades: 6-8
| 925 students
Rank: #2626.
Buffalo Trail Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
24300 East Progress Drive
Aurora, CO 80016
(720) 886-4000
Grades: PK-6
| 709 students
Rank: #2727.
Sky Vista Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(5)
4500 S Himalaya Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-4711
Grades: 6-8
| 821 students
Rank: #2828.
Thunder Ridge Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5250 South Picadilly Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,314 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Overland High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12400 East Jewell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(720) 747-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,377 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Vista Peak 9-12 Preparatory
Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
24500 East 6th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80018
(303) 340-0121
Grades: 9-12
| 1,444 students
Rank: #3131.
Dakota Valley Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3950 South Kirk Way
Aurora, CO 80013
(720) 886-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #3232.
Aurora Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10251 East 1st Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
(303) 367-5983
Grades: K-8
| 544 students
Rank: #3333.
Laredo Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5000 South Laredo Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(720) 886-5000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,069 students
Rank: #3434.
Rangeview High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
17599 East Iliff Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 695-6848
Grades: 9-12
| 2,240 students
Rank: #3535.
Cimarron Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17373 East Lehigh Pl
Aurora, CO 80013
(720) 886-8100
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
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Aurora, Colorado Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2500 South Granby Way
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 745-4424
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
11200 East 45th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80010
(303) 341-7554
Grades: K-12
| 637 students
10455 East 25th Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
(303) 343-1707
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
10455 East 25th Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
(303) 343-1707
Grades: 4-8
| 290 students
400 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 340-0818
Grades: 9-12
| 156 students

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