PROFICIENCY 6% 82% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A

Altura Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A" in Aurora, CO. There are a total of 621 students and 32 teachers at Altura Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 476 free lunch students and 68 reduced lunch students.

Altura Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 6.0%, which is 82% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch476
Reduced lunch68


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Altura Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3<= 5%
4<= 5%
5<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Altura Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 9.5% 18.1% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 9.5% 18.0% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 4.4% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 76.0% 53.8% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 4.2% 3.5% 3.1%

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Aurora demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,2875091
Median age34.136.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Speak English68%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%

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%
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Source: The Altura Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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