Lotus School For Excellence serves 949 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Charter School
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 949 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 87%
- Graduation Rate: ≥90% (Top 30% in CO)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 12% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 23% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Lotus School For Excellence ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Lotus School For Excellence's student population of 949 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lotus School For Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lotus School For Excellence is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1475 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Lotus School For Excellence's ranking?
Lotus School For Excellence is ranked #1475 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lotus School For Excellence?
The graduation rate of Lotus School For Excellence is 90%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Lotus School For Excellence?
949 students attend Lotus School For Excellence.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Lotus School For Excellence students are Black, 41% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lotus School For Excellence?
Lotus School For Excellence has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Lotus School For Excellence offer ?
Lotus School For Excellence offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Lotus School For Excellence part of?
Lotus School For Excellence is part of Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District.
I love this school. I am in honors program and this makes me happy that I am challenging myself.
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.
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.
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.
I loved this school. Environment is perfect
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