Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 8%

Aurora school information

Average Test Scores27%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:117:116:1
Total public schools811,42679,221
Total private schools2038424,874
Total post-secondary schools121387,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Aurora are 45% 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

      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 27%. 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, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,41481%64%
      Cherry Creek, CO12,05365%33%
      Greenwood Village, CO15,20862%25%
      Stonegate, CO9,47851%4%
      Ken Caryl, CO32,88351%3%
      Aurora, CO351,13127%45%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Honolulu, HI349,59749%1%
      Anaheim, CA346,77635%29%
      Tampa, FL361,47746%6%
      Bakersfield, CA367,55529%40%
      Santa Ana, CA333,60524%51%
      Aurora, CO351,13127%45%
      Source: The Aurora, 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.