PROFICIENCY 9% 75% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A
30%Aurora
34%Colorado

Aurora Central High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 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 2,188 students and 102 teachers at Aurora Central High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 1,486 free lunch students and 128 reduced lunch students.

Aurora Central High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 8.5%, which is 75% lower than the Colorado average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2188
Teachers102.38
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch1486
Reduced lunch128

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment263
Taking some courses140
Taking some courses (not tests)125
Passing some courses33
Passing no courses93

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 Aurora Central High School, there are a total of 263 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 140 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All4%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School4%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School13%

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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Aurora Central High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictColoradoNational
Caucasian 5.3% 18.1% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 16.1% 18.0% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 8.7% 4.4% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 66.7% 53.8% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.8% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.6% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.0% 4.2% 3.5% 3.1%

Aurora demographics profile

StatisticAuroraColoradoNational
Population663,3035,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,3275091
Median age34.236.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Speak English73%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%

Education level achieved in Aurora

IndexAuroraColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college68.7%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.7%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.7%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Aurora Central High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.