Brighton school information

IndexBrightonColoradoNational
Average Test Scores22%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:117:116:1
Total public schools141,42679,221
Total private schools338424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Brighton, CO educational system consists of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Brighton public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 34% lower than than the Colorado average and 55% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Brighton public schools is 22:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Brighton are 55% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Brighton.
  • 78.3% of people in Brighton have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.7% of people in Brighton have completed high school.
  • 19.9% of people in Brighton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Brighton

IndexBrightonColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade78.3%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Brighton (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dacono, CO4,62365%31%
Erie, CO20,80147%5%
Firestone, CO11,70932%36%
Westminster, CO111,77032%36%
Hudson, CO2,07930%40%
Brighton, CO36,30722%55%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lewiston, ME36,27723%54%
Rome, GA36,34033%32%
Indian Trail, NC36,35763%28%
Gadsden, AL36,23534%31%
Leander, TX36,20477%57%
Brighton, CO36,30722%55%
Source: The Brighton, 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.