Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 63 public schools serving 37,635 students in Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District are Aurora Quest K-8, Aurora Frontier K-8 and Murphy Creek K-8 School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A 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
Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
63 Schools
1,918 Schools
# Students
37,635 Students
881,937 Students
# Teachers
2,358 Teachers
53,045 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 76% has increased from 56% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#155 out of 186 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A  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
76%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.61
# American Indian Students
255 Students
5,836 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,820 Students
28,404 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# Hispanic Students
20,997 Students
301,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
56%
34%
# Black Students
6,546 Students
40,310 Students
% Black Students
17%
5%
# White Students
5,532 Students
462,435 Students
% White Students
15%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
362 Students
2,451 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,123 Students
40,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,485
26,250
# Students in K Grade:
2,505
58,131
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,792
61,684
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,798
61,401
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,815
62,293
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,828
63,472
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,927
64,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,173
67,370
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,013
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,976
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,620
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,549
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,399
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,755
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,146 is higher than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,599 is higher than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$532 MM
$8 MM
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Spending
$512 MM
$8 MM
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Revenue / Student
$14,146
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,599
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District 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
| 592 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 739 students
Rank: #33.
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
| 611 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 1,519 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 517 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 2,132 students
Rank: #77.
Dartmouth Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3050 South Laredo St
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 690-1155
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #88.
Rocky Mountain Prep: Fletcher
Charter School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10455 East 25th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80010
(720) 863-8922
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #99.
Vassar Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
18101 East Vassar Pl
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 752-3772
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Rank: #1010.
Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory
Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
24551 East 1st Avenue
Aurora, CO 80018
(303) 364-3757
Grades: PK-8
| 859 students
Rank: #1111.
Dalton Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17401 East Dartmouth Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 693-7561
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #1212.
Academy Of Advanced Learning
Charter School
Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
431 N Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
(720) 500-5252
Grades: K-8
| 928 students
Rank: #1313.
Vega Collegiate Academy
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1345 Macon Street
Aurora, CO 80010
(720) 390-6975
Grades: K-8
| 310 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Lotus School For Excellence
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
11001-a East Alameda Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 360-0052
Grades: K-12
| 949 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Tollgate Elementary School Of Expeditionary Learni
Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
701 South Kalispell Way
Aurora, CO 80017
(303) 696-0944
Grades: K-5
| 479 students
Rank: #1616.
Side Creek Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
19191 East Iliff Pl
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 755-1785
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
Rank: #1717.
Columbia Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
17600 East Columbia Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 690-6570
Grades: 6-8
| 723 students
Rank: #1818.
Vanguard Classical School - East
Charter School
Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
17101 East Ohio Drive
Aurora, CO 80017
(303) 338-4110
Grades: K-12
| 748 students
Rank: #1919.
Elkhart Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1020 Eagle St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 340-3050
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #2020.
Yale Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16001 East Yale Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 751-7470
Grades: PK-5
| 451 students
Rank: #2121.
Jewell Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14601 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 751-8862
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #2222.
Axl Academy
Charter School
Math: 16% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14100 East Jewell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 377-0758
Grades: PK-8
| 375 students
Rank: #2323.
Wheeling Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 344-8670
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #2424.
Iowa Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16701 East Iowa Ave
Aurora, CO 80017
(303) 751-3660
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #2525.
Vanguard Classical School - West
Charter School
Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
801 Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80230
(303) 691-2384
Grades: K-8
| 383 students
Rank: #2626.
Arkansas Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
17301 East Arkansas Ave
Aurora, CO 80017
(303) 755-0323
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
Rank: #2727.
William Smith High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 364-8715
Grades: 9-12
| 378 students
Rank: #2828.
Global Village Academy Aurora
Charter School
Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16401 E Alameda Dr
Aurora, CO 80017
(303) 309-6657
Grades: K-8
| 861 students
Rank: #2929.
Clyde Miller K-8
Math: 11% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Espana St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 364-7918
Grades: PK-8
| 465 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
East Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1275 Fraser St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 340-0660
Grades: 6-8
| 846 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Edna And John W. Mosley P-8
Math: 13% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
55 North Salida Way
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 366-2807
Grades: PK-8
| 905 students
Rank: #3232.
Hinkley High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1250 Chambers Road
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 340-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,961 students
Rank: #3333.
Lyn Knoll Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12445 East 2nd Ave
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 364-8455
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #3434.
Peoria Elementary School
Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
875 Peoria St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 340-0770
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #3535.
Sable Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 340-3140
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A
  • 15701 E. 1ST AVE. SUITE 206, AURORA, CO, 80011-9038
  • (303) 365-7800
  • aurorak12.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 37,635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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