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Aurora school information

Index Aurora Colorado National
Average Test Scores29%39%48%
Student/Teacher ratio20:117:116:1
Total public schools811,42679,221
Total private schools2038424,874
Total post-secondary schools121387,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Aurora are 39% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 81 public schools in Aurora
  • 84.2% of people in Aurora have completed 8th grade
  • 83.1% of people in Aurora have completed high school
  • 27.9% of people in Aurora have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Aurora

      Index Aurora Colorado National
      Completed 8th grade84.2%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school83.1%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college61.1%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.6%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.9%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters8.8%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%

      Aurora, CO School Districts

      • Adams-Arapahoe School District 28J
      • Cherry Creek School District 5

      There are a total of 81 public schools, 20 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools in Aurora. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Aurora, CO schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Aurora, CO, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,68075%56.3%
      Greenwood Village, CO15,10067%39.0%
      Lone Tree, CO13,38162%29.7%
      Highlands Ranch, CO107,01762%28.2%
      Broomfield, CO69,44457%19.3%
      Aurora, CO379,43429%38.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Bakersfield, CA379,87937%23.1%
      Cleveland, OH383,33134%29.4%
      Wichita, KS390,56625%48.0%
      New Orleans, LA391,24955%14.3%
      Tampa, FL395,91249%1.8%
      Aurora, CO379,43429%38.8%
      Source: The Aurora, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 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.