Lotus School For Excellence

  • Lotus School For Excellence serves 839 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lotus School For Excellence placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Lotus School For Excellence's student population of 839 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students839 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lotus School For Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lotus School For Excellence is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1206 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lotus School For Excellence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lotus School For Excellence and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lotus School For Excellence and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
39%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lotus School For Excellence and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
20%
54%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lotus School For Excellence and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lotus School For Excellence.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.660.40
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Graduation Rate80-89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lotus School For Excellence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lotus School For Excellence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  4.25 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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This school has great opportunities. I feel and believe that the overall course selection is really great and really offers great variety of different fields of study to help their students succeed in life. I would definitely recommend this school.
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5  
It's the most challenging high school.Awesome school with an awesome staff. There seems to be genuine care and support coming from the head of the school.My brother goes to the middle school there and he loves it.
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I graduated from Lotus with honors diploma. Lotus was very challenging with lot of AP courses. I had to study at least 2-3 hours every day, but this prepared me to college. Now, while most of my friends are struggling, I do pass my courses easily.
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I loved this school. Environment is perfect
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