Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 29%

Commerce City school information

IndexCommerce CityColoradoNational
Average Test Scores28%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:117:116:1
Total public schools141,42679,221
Total private schoolsn/a38424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Commerce City are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Commerce City
  • 76.3% of people in Commerce City have completed 8th grade
  • 75.0% of people in Commerce City have completed high school
  • 21.6% of people in Commerce City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Commerce City

      IndexCommerce CityColoradoNational
      Completed 8th grade76.3%87.9%84.3%
      Completed high school75.0%87.1%83.0%
      Completed some college51.4%69.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.2%47.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.6%38.7%30.3%
      Completed masters7.3%14.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%

      Commerce City, CO School Districts

      • Adams County School District 14
      • Brighton School District 27J

      There are a total of 14 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Commerce City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Commerce City, CO schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Commerce City, CO, an average of 76.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,41481%64%
      Superior, CO12,92871%44%
      Cherry Creek, CO12,05365%33%
      Morrison, CO36662%26%
      Greenwood Village, CO15,20862%25%
      Commerce City, CO51,73128%43%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,72752%6%
      Huntersville, NC51,70157%17%
      Battle Creek, MI51,76331%36%
      Minnetonka, MN51,65162%26%
      Southaven, MS51,81639%20%
      Commerce City, CO51,73128%43%
      Source: The Commerce City, 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.