Vega Collegiate Academy

1345 Macon Street
Aurora, CO 80010
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Bottom 50%
Serving 506 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Vega Collegiate Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Vega Collegiate Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Vega Collegiate Academy's student population of 506 students has grown by 150% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 86% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Vega Collegiate Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Vega Collegiate Academy is 0.56, 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)
#1669 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤10%
33%
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6-9%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
3%
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Hispanic
59%
35%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
3%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Vega Collegiate Academy's ranking?
Vega Collegiate Academy is ranked #1669 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
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 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Vega Collegiate Academy?
506 students attend Vega Collegiate Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Vega Collegiate Academy students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vega Collegiate Academy?
Vega Collegiate Academy has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Vega Collegiate Academy offer ?
Vega Collegiate Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Vega Collegiate Academy part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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