Prospect Ridge Academy

Prospect Ridge Academy serves 1,373 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 62% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Prospect Ridge Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prospect Ridge Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Prospect Ridge Academy's student population of 1,373 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,373 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

Prospect Ridge Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Prospect Ridge Academy is 0.36, 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
#303 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.60
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
80%
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prospect Ridge Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdams 12 Five Star Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prospect Ridge Academy is Justice High Charter School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Aspen Ridge Preparatory School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Black Rock Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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