Platte River Charter Academy serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Platte River Charter Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Charter School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 473 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 30%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 70-74% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Platte River Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Platte River Charter Academy's student population of 473 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Platte River Charter Academy is ranked within the top 10% 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 Platte River Charter Academy is 0.49, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 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 (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Platte River Charter Academy's ranking?
Platte River Charter Academy is ranked #117 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Platte River Charter Academy?
473 students attend Platte River Charter Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Platte River Charter Academy students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Platte River Charter Academy?
Platte River Charter Academy has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Platte River Charter Academy offer ?
Platte River Charter Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Platte River Charter Academy part of?
Platte River Charter Academy is part of Douglas County School District No. Re 1.
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