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For the 2021 school year, there are 113 public schools serving 82,519 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, Rolling Hills Elementary School and Grandview 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 35% (versus the 44% 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).

Top Aurora, CO Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Aurora Quest K-8 Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    472 South Wheeling St
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303) 343-3664

    Grades: K-8 | 599 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Rolling Hills Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5756 South Biscay Circle
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Grandview High School Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    20500 East Arapahoe Road
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-6500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,773 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Creekside Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19993 East Long Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-3500

    Grades: PK-5 | 717 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Cherokee Trail High School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25901 Arapahoe Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-1900

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,950 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Indian Ridge Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    16501 East Progress Drive
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-8400

    Grades: PK-5 | 555 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Antelope Ridge Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5455 South Tempe Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3300

    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Pine Ridge Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6525 S. Wheatlands Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-8800

    Grades: PK-5 | 870 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Fox Ridge Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    26301 East Arapahoe Road
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-4700

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,398 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Coyote Hills Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    24605 E Davies Way
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-3900

    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Timberline Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5500 South Killarney Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Aspen Crossing Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4655 S Himalaya Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3700

    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Murphy Creek K-8 School Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1400 S Old Tom Morris Road
    Aurora, CO 80018
    (303) 366-0579

    Grades: PK-8 | 689 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Liberty Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    21500 East Dry Creek Road
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-2400

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,139 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Aurora Frontier K-8 Math: 42% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3200 S Jericho Way
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (303) 693-1995

    Grades: PK-8 | 697 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Canyon Creek Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6070 South Versailles Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3600

    Grades: PK-5 | 532 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Aps Online School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    11700 East 11th Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (303) 326-1100

    Grades: 9-12 | 126 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Peakview Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    19451 East Progress Circle
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3100

    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Falcon Creek Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6100 South Genoa Street
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-7600

    Grades: 6-8 | 925 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    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: #2121.
    Mountain Vista Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    22200 East Radcliff Parkway
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-2700

    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Black Forest Hills Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    25233 E. Glasgow Dr
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-8900

    Grades: PK-5 | 761 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Buffalo Trail Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    24300 East Progress Drive
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (720) 886-4000

    Grades: PK-6 | 709 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Trails West Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5400 South Waco Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-8500

    Grades: PK-5 | 461 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Dakota Valley Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3950 South Kirk Way
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (720) 886-3000

    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Thunder Ridge Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5250 South Picadilly Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-1500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,314 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Infinity Middle School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4500 South Himalaya Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-6000

    Grades: 6-8 | 165 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Eaglecrest High School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5100 South Picadilly Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-1000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,822 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Smoky Hill High School Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    16100 East Smoky Hill Road
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-5300

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,071 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Sky Vista Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4500 S Himalaya Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-4711

    Grades: 6-8 | 821 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Vega Collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1345 Macon Street
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (720) 390-6975

    Grades: K-5 | 96 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Laredo Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5000 South Laredo Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-5000

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,069 student
  • Rank: #3333.
    Aurora Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10251 East 1st Ave
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (303) 367-5983

    Grades: K-8 | 544 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Arrowhead Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    19100 East Bates Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (720) 886-2800

    Grades: PK-5 | 585 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Polton Community Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2985 South Oakland Street
    Aurora, CO 80014
    (720) 747-2600

    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
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