Commerce City school information

IndexCommerce CityColoradoNational
Average Test Scores28%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:117:116:1
Total public schools141,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Commerce City, CO educational system consists of 14 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Commerce City public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 17% lower than than the Colorado average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Commerce City public schools is 23:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.0% have completed high school, 21.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Commerce City are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Commerce City.
  • 76.3% of people in Commerce City have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.0% of people in Commerce City have completed high school.
  • 21.6% of people in Commerce City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Commerce City

IndexCommerce CityColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade76.3%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school75.0%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college51.4%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.2%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.6%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Commerce City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,41481%64%
Superior, CO12,92871%44%
Cherry Creek, CO12,05365%33%
Morrison, CO36662%26%
Greenwood Village, CO15,20862%25%
Commerce City, CO51,73128%43%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hoffman Estates, IL51,72752%6%
Huntersville, NC51,70157%17%
Battle Creek, MI51,76331%36%
Minnetonka, MN51,65162%26%
Southaven, MS51,81639%20%
Commerce City, CO51,73128%43%
Source: The Commerce City, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.