School District 27j School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 19,203 students in School District 27j School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in School District 27j School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in School District 27j School District are Eagle Ridge Academy, Reunion Elementary School and West Ridge Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. School District 27j School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

School District 27j 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
School District 27j 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
28 Schools
1,918 Schools
# Students
19,203 Students
881,937 Students
# Teachers
951 Teachers
53,045 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

School District 27j 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 84% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#89 out of 186 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of School District 27j  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of School District 27j  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of School District 27j  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
84%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of School District 27j  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.61
# American Indian Students
56 Students
5,836 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
614 Students
28,404 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
9,228 Students
301,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
48%
34%
# Black Students
406 Students
40,310 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
8,231 Students
462,435 Students
% White Students
43%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
42 Students
2,451 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
626 Students
40,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
531
26,250
# Students in K Grade:
1,372
58,131
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,406
61,684
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,426
61,401
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,423
62,293
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,419
63,472
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,475
64,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,523
67,370
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,571
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,572
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,479
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,430
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,320
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,256
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,759 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,458 is less than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$187 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of School District 27j  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$239 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of School District 27j  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,759
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in School District 27j  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
$12,458
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in School District 27j  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 School District 27j School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eagle Ridge Academy
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3551 Southern Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 345-4380
Grades: 9-12
| 522 students
Rank: #22.
Reunion Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11021 Landmark Drive
Commerce City, CO 80022
(720) 685-8501
Grades: PK-5
| 755 students
Rank: #33.
West Ridge Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13102 Monaco Street
Brighton, CO 80602
(720) 685-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 752 students
Rank: #44.
Turnberry Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13069 East 106th Place
Commerce City, CO 80022
(720) 685-5350
Grades: PK-5
| 706 students
Rank: #55.
Foundations Academy
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
340 South 45th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 659-9519
Grades: K-8
| 754 students
Rank: #66.
Landmark Academy At Reunion
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10566 Memphis Street
Commerce City, CO 80022
(303) 287-2901
Grades: K-8
| 753 students
Rank: #77.
Brantner Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7800 E. 133rd Avenue
Brighton, CO 80602
(720) 685-5050
Grades: PK-5
| 670 students
Rank: #88.
Second Creek Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9950 Laredo Drive
Commerce City, CO 80022
(720) 685-7550
Grades: PK-5
| 753 students
Rank: #99.
Belle Creek Charter School
Charter School
Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9290 East 107th Avenue
Henderson, CO 80640
(303) 468-0160
Grades: K-8
| 634 students
Rank: #1010.
Brighton High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
270 South 8th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,834 students
Rank: #1111.
Mary E Pennock Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3707 Estrella Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(720) 685-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 633 students
Rank: #1212.
Bromley East Charter School
Charter School
Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
356 Longspur Drive
Brighton, CO 80601
(720) 685-3297
Grades: PK-8
| 1,207 students
Rank: #1313.
Rodger Quist Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13451 Yosemite Street
Brighton, CO 80602
(303) 655-6950
Grades: 6-8
| 888 students
Rank: #1414.
John W Thimmig Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11453 Oswego Street
Henderson, CO 80640
(303) 655-2750
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #1515.
Prairie View High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12909 E 120th Ave
Henderson, CO 80640
(303) 655-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,696 students
Rank: #1616.
Henderson Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12301 East 124th Avenue
Henderson, CO 80640
(303) 655-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #1717.
Prairie View Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12915 East 120th Avenue
Henderson, CO 80640
(720) 685-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 645 students
Rank: #1818.
Otho E Stuart Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15955 East 101st Way
Commerce City, CO 80022
(720) 685-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 739 students
Rank: #1919.
South Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
305 South 5th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-2600
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
Rank: #2020.
Southeast Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1595 Southern Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 866-2650
Grades: PK-5
| 498 students
Rank: #2121.
Northeast Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1605 Longspeak
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-2550
Grades: PK-6
| 550 students
Rank: #2222.
North Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
89 North 6th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-2500
Grades: PK-5
| 195 students
Rank: #2323.
Vikan Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
879 Jessup Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-4050
Grades: 6-8
| 649 students
Rank: #2424.
Overland Trail Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
455 North 19th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-4000
Grades: 6-8
| 589 students
Rank: #2525.
Innovations & Options
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Bridge Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-2850
Grades: 6-12
| 225 students
Adams Youth Service Center
Alternative School
1933 East Bridge Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 659-4450
Grades: 4-12
| 15 students
13380 Yosemite Street
Brighton, CO 80602
(303) 655-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,195 students
1850 Egbert Suite G20
Brighton, CO 80601
(720) 685-5490
Grades: PK
| 78 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School District 27j
  • 18551 EAST 160TH AVENUE, BRIGHTON, CO, 80601-3295
  • (303) 655-2900
  • sd27j.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 19,203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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