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76%
  • West Woods Elementary School
  • 16650 West 72nd Avenue, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 658
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
70%
  • Meiklejohn Elementary
  • 13405 W 83rd Pl, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 800
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
68%
  • Ralston Valley Senior High School
  • 13355 West 80th Avenue, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,827
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
63%
  • Sierra Elementary School
  • 7751 Oak Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 539
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
55%
  • Van Arsdale Elementary School
  • 7535 Alkire Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 466
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
53%
  • Hackberry Hill Elementary School
  • 7300 West 76th Avenue, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 503
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
50%
  • Stott Elementary School
  • 6600 Yank Way, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 360
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
44%
  • Vanderhoof Elementary School
  • 5875 Routt Court, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 470
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
44%
  • Excel Academy Charter School
  • 11500 W. 84th Ave, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 518
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
42%
  • Warder Elementary School
  • 7840 Carr Drive, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 386
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
42%
  • Oberon Junior High School
  • 7300 Quail Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 568
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
41%
  • Pomona High School
  • 8101 West Pomona Drive, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,447
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
40%
  • Lincoln Charter Academy
  • 7180 Oak Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 656
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
40%
  • Campbell Elementary School
  • 6500 Oak Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 327
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
39%
  • North Arvada Middle School
  • 7285 Pierce Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 420
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
37%
  • Peck Elementary School
  • 6495 Carr Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 320
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
35%
  • Fremont Elementary School
  • 6420 Urban, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 351
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
35%
  • Fitzmorris Elementary School
  • 6250 Independence Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 357
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
34%
  • Arvada West High School
  • 11595 Allendale Drive, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,746
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
33%
  • Weber Elementary School
  • 8725 W. 81st Place, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
32%
  • Lawrence Elementary School
  • 5611 Zephyr Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
30%
  • Allendale Elementary School
  • 5900 Oak Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 224
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
29%
  • Little Elementary School
  • 8448 Otis Drive, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
27%
  • Secrest Elementary School
  • 6875 West 64th Avenue, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
24%
  • Thomson Elementary School
  • 7750 Harlan Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 424
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
20%
  • Arvada High School
  • 7951 West 65th Avenue, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 896
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
17%
  • Parr Elementary School
  • 5800 West 84th Avenue, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 387
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
17%
  • Early College Of Arvada
  • 4905 West 60th Avenue, Arvada
  • State Charter School Institute
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 286
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
17%
  • Swanson Elementary School
  • 6055 West 68th Avenue, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 400
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
16%
  • Two Roads Charter School
  • 6980 Pierce Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 555
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
15%
  • Foster Elementary School
  • 5300 Saulsbury Court, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
14%
  • Arvada K-8
  • 5751 Balsam Street, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 649
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Warren Tech North
  • 11325 Allendale Drive, Arvada
  • Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 7
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
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Arvada school information

IndexArvadaColoradoNational
Average Test Scores37%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools351,42679,221
Total private schools738424,874
Total post-secondary schools11387,963
The Arvada, CO educational system consists of 35 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Arvada public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 10% higher than than the Colorado average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Arvada public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.4% have completed high school, 37.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Arvada

IndexArvadaColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.4%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college70.7%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.7%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.9%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.4%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%

Arvada, CO School Districts

Jefferson County School District R-1

There are a total of 35 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Arvada. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Arvada, CO schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Arvada, CO, an average of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Arvada schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Arvada, CO schools.

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Cherry Creek, CO12,05365%33%
Morrison, CO36662%26%
Arvada, CO113,53237%24%

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Arvada, CO113,53237%24%
Source: The Arvada, 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.
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