PROFICIENCY 16% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Jefferson County School District No. R-1
25%Wheat Ridge

Mountain Phoenix Community School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County School District No. R-1" in Wheat Ridge, CO. There are a total of 564 students and 28 teachers at Mountain Phoenix Community School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 22 free lunch students and 12 reduced lunch students.

Mountain Phoenix Community School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 54% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch22
Reduced lunch12


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Mountain Phoenix Community School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

4<= 10%
5<= 10%
6<= 10%
7<= 10%
8<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3<= 10%
High Schooln/a

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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Mountain Phoenix Community School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 80.9% 67.8% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 1.2% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 3.1% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.2% 23.5% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.7% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 3.3% 3.5% 3.1%

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Wheat Ridge demographics profile

StatisticWheat RidgeColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)3,3155091
Median age42.236.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English88%83%79%
Speak Spanish9%12%13%

Education level achieved in Wheat Ridge

IndexWheat RidgeColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college63.8%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.5%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.2%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Mountain Phoenix Community School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.