Aurora Quest K-8 School

Serves grades KG - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80012
Phone
(303) 343-3664
District
AURORA JOINT DISTRICT NO. 28 OF THE COUNTIES OF ADAMS AND A
County
ARAPAHOE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
594
Classroom Teachers
28

* Aurora Quest K-8 School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.9% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Aurora Quest K-8 School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 40
Proficiency in Reading 84 41
Proficiency in Math 84 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 39
Proficiency in Reading 84 45
Proficiency in Math 95 34

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 95 41
Proficiency in Reading 95 47
Proficiency in Math 95 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 37
Proficiency in Reading 87 44
Proficiency in Math 92 30

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 38
Proficiency in Reading 92 46
Proficiency in Math 87 30

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 95 41
Proficiency in Reading 97 45
Proficiency in Math 92.0 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 21.22
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.06
AVG FOR STATE 17.16
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 51 8.6%
Grade 1 52 8.8%
Grade 2 55 9.3%
Grade 3 56 9.4%
Grade 4 58 9.8%
Grade 5 60 10.1%
Grade 6 90 15.2%
Grade 7 90 15.2%
Grade 8 82 13.8%
Total 594 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 51.8% 17.2% 55.9%
Black 13.3% 18.9% 4.8%
Hispanic 21.9% 57.2% 35.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.2% 5.2% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.5% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.8% 66.5% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.9% 58.2% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 8.3% 7.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 228,354 5,758,736
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,948.9 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.6% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.6% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.8% 35.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.1% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 9.9% 13.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 77,433 2,136,827
Single Parent Households With Children 15.1% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.5% 91.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.6% 40.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.6% 15.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 16.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.6% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.1% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.6% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.4% 11.3%
$15,000 or less 8.5% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,531 $231,090,711 47.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $894 $37,352,214 7.6%
Staff $586 $24,483,666 5.0%
General Administration $152 $6,350,712 1.3%
School Administration $905 $37,811,805 7.7%
Operation $953 $39,817,293 8.1%
Transportation $235 $9,818,535 2.0%
Other $663 $27,700,803 5.7%
Total Support $4,388 $183,335,028 37.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,785 $74,579,085 15.2%
Total Expenditures $11,703 $488,963,043 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,409 $4,930,895,654 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $533 $485,852,701 4.6%
Staff $551 $502,601,058 4.8%
General Administration $155 $141,120,502 1.3%
School Administration $743 $677,694,667 6.4%
Operation $892 $813,142,085 7.7%
Transportation $290 $264,731,549 2.5%
Other $680 $619,407,629 5.9%
Total Support $3,845 $3,504,450,990 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $2,124,353,799 20.1%
Total Expenditures $11,584 $10,559,485,383 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%