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Brighton school information

Index Brighton Colorado National
Average Test Scores31%39%48%
Student/Teacher ratio22:117:116:1
Total public schools141,42679,221
Total private schools338424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Brighton are 36% 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

      Index Brighton Colorado National
      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%

      Brighton, CO School Districts

      • Brighton School District 27J
      • Northglenn-Thornton School District 12

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Brighton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Brighton, CO schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Brighton, CO, an average of 78.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Dacono, CO6,16757%18.8%
      Erie, CO27,15754%11.6%
      Firestone, CO13,16541%14.8%
      Westminster, CO114,83236%25.0%
      Frederick, CO10,41435%26.7%
      Brighton, CO38,35531%35.7%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Pahrump, NV38,39031%35.0%
      Stanton, CA38,31753%9.4%
      Martinez, CA38,39742%12.6%
      Waipahu, HI38,27649%1.3%
      Olive Branch, MS38,27062%28.9%
      Brighton, CO38,35531%35.7%
      Source: The Brighton, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 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.