Sixth Avenue Elementary School

560 Vaughn St
Aurora, CO 80011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sixth Avenue Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sixth Avenue Elementary School 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 7% (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 14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sixth Avenue Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Sixth Avenue Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Sixth Avenue Elementary School 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 Sixth Avenue Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#1769 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
34%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
9%
53%
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Hawaiian
6%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sixth Avenue Elementary School is Colorado Early Colleges Aurora (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Academy Of Advanced Learning (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Colorado Early Colleges Aurora Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 250 students
    0.5 miles
    350 North Blackhawk Street
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (720) 260-0700
    0.5 9-12 250
  • Aurora Academy Of Advanced Learning Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 491 students
    0.6 miles
    441 Sable Blvd
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (720) 500-5252
    0.6 K-8 491
  • Aurora South Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 827 students
    0.6 miles
    12310 East Parkview Dr
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303) 364-7623
    0.6 6-8 827
  • Aurora Lyn Knoll Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 263 students
    0.7 miles
    12445 East 2nd Ave
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303) 364-8455
    0.7 PK-5 263
  • Aurora Vaughn Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 411 students
    0.8 miles
    1155 Vaughn St
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303) 366-8430
    0.8 PK-5 411

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