Foundations Academy

Foundations Academy serves 770 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Foundations Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Foundations Academy's student population of 770 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Foundations Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Foundations Academy is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#737 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
30%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
67%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District 27j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Foundations Academy is Eagle Ridge Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bromley East Charter School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brighton Bromley East Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,252 student
    0.7 miles
    356 Longspur Drive
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (720) 685-3297
    0.7 PK-8 1,252
  • Brighton Mary E Pennock Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 640 students
    1.0 miles
    3707 Estrella Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (720) 685-7500
    1.0 PK-5 640
  • Brighton Eagle Ridge Academy Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 519 students
    1.1 miles
    3551 Southern Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 345-4380
    1.1 9-12 519
  • Brighton Adams Youth Service Center Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 26 students
    2.0 miles
    1933 East Bridge Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 659-4450
    2.0 4-12 26
  • Brighton Bolt Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 64 students
    2.1 miles
    1850 Egbert Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (720) 685-5475
    2.1 9-12 64

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