11001-a East Alameda Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lotus School For Excellence serves 902 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Lotus School For Excellence ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Lotus School For Excellence's student population of 902 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
902 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Lotus School For Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lotus School For Excellence is 0.66, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1315 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
34%
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Black
38%
5%
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White
17%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.40 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
I love this school. I am in honors program and this makes me happy that I am challenging myself.
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3  
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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4  
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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5  
I loved this school. Environment is perfect
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 902 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 10%)

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