PROFICIENCY 14% 60% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
15%School District N. 14 in the county of Adams & State of Colo
14%Commerce City

Adams City High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "School District N. 14 in the county of Adams & State of Colo" in Commerce City, CO. There are a total of 1,783 students and 85 teachers at Adams City High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 1,045 free lunch students and 151 reduced lunch students.

Adams City High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 13.5%, which is 60% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch1045
Reduced lunch151


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment502
Taking some courses346
Taking some courses (not tests)163
Passing some courses85
Passing no courses250

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 Adams City High School, there are a total of 502 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 346 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School6%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School21%

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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Adams City High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 12.6% 13.2% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 2.6% 2.4% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.3% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 83.2% 82.6% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.7% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 0.8% 3.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Hanson Elementary School12%0.3Commerce City, CO
Lester R Arnold High School20%0.7Commerce City, CO
Kemp Elementary School18%0.8Commerce City, CO
Monaco Elementary School15%0.9Derby, CO
Dupont Elementary School13%1.2Derby, CO
Community Leadership Academy45%1.2Commerce City, CO
Central Elementary School13%1.5Commerce City, CO
Kearney Middle School15%1.7Commerce City, CO
Adams City Middle School14%1.9Commerce City, CO
Rose Hill Elementary School12%2.0Commerce City, CO
Alsup Elementary School20%2.0Commerce City, CO
Victory Preparatory Academy High State Charter School70%2.0Commerce City, CO

Commerce City demographics profile

StatisticCommerce CityColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)5,0975091
Median age29.136.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Speak English55%83%79%
Speak Spanish45%12%13%

Education level achieved in Commerce City

IndexCommerce CityColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade54.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school50.9%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college23.9%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.5%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors4.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters0.3%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Adams City High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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