Top 10 Best 80012 Colorado Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 10,653 students in 80012, CO (there are 2 private schools, serving 52 private students). 100% of all K-12 students in 80012, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in 80012, CO are Overland High School, Colorado Early Colleges Aurora and Jewell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 80012 have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in 80012, CO have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Best 80012, CO Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Overland High School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12400 East Jewell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(720) 747-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,159 students
Rank: #22.
Colorado Early Colleges Aurora
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 S Abilene St.
Aurora, CO 80012
(720) 572-5040
Grades: 9-12
| 451 students
Rank: #33.
Jewell Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
14601 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 751-8862
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #44.
Gateway High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 South Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 755-7160
Grades: 9-12
| 1,433 students
Rank: #55.
Lotus School For Excellence
Charter School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11001-a East Alameda Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 360-0052
Grades: K-12
| 956 students
Rank: #66.
Ponderosa Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1885 South Lima Street
Aurora, CO 80012
(720) 747-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 517 students
Rank: #77.
Wheeling Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 344-8670
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #88.
Axl Academy
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14100 East Jewell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 377-0758
Grades: PK-8
| 358 students
Rank: #99.
Highline Community Elementary School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11000 East Exposition
Aurora, CO 80012
(720) 747-2300
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #1010.
Village East Community Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1433 South Oakland Street
Aurora, CO 80012
(720) 747-2000
Grades: PK-5
| 689 students
Rank: #1111.
Virginia Court Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
395 South Troy St
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 366-9594
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #1212.
Prairie Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12600 East Jewell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(720) 747-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,479 students
Rank: #1313.
Aurora Hills Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1009 South Uvalda St
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 341-7450
Grades: 6-8
| 842 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 80012, CO?
The top ranked public schools in 80012, CO include Overland High School, Colorado Early Colleges Aurora and Jewell Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in 80012, CO?
13 public schools are located in 80012, CO.
What percentage of students in 80012, CO go to public school?
100% of all K-12 students in 80012, CO are educated in public schools (compared to the CO state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in 80012, CO?
80012, CO public schools minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public schools average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

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