PROFICIENCY 24% 30% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A

Lotus School For Excellence is a school servicing grades KG 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 764 students and 57 teachers at Lotus School For Excellence, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 473 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Lotus School For Excellence has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.5%, which is 30% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch473
Reduced lunch42


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment70
Taking some courses60
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 Lotus School For Excellence, there are a total of 70 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 60 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

5<= 10%
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School30-34%

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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Lotus School For Excellence race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 19.9% 18.1% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 30.2% 18.0% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 4.4% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.1% 53.8% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.8% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 4.2% 3.5% 3.1%

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South Middle School8%1.1Aurora, CO
Lyn Knoll Elementary School17%1.1Aurora, CO
Fulton Academy Of Excellence13%1.3Aurora, CO
Peoria Elementary School17%1.4Aurora, CO
Challenge School93%1.4Aurora, CO
New America School - Lowry10%1.4Aurora, CO
Aps Online School13%1.5Aurora, CO
Aurora Central High School9%1.5Aurora, CO

Aurora demographics profile

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

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