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 581 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 10-14% (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 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sixth Avenue Elementary School's student population of 581 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 62% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Sixth Avenue Elementary School 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 Sixth Avenue Elementary School is 0.58, 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1624 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
62%
35%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
8%
52%
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Hawaiian
4%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sixth Avenue Elementary School's ranking?
Sixth Avenue Elementary School is ranked #1624 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Sixth Avenue Elementary School often compared to?
Sixth Avenue Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Vaughn Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Sixth Avenue Elementary School?
581 students attend Sixth Avenue Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Sixth Avenue Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hawaiian, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sixth Avenue Elementary School?
Sixth Avenue Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Sixth Avenue Elementary School offer ?
Sixth Avenue Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sixth Avenue Elementary School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 581 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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