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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (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
597
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 85 41
Proficiency in Reading 84 41
Proficiency in Math 86 41

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 93 39
Proficiency in Reading 96 45
Proficiency in Math 89 34

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 40
Proficiency in Reading 94 46
Proficiency in Math 86 34

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 36
Proficiency in Reading 93 41
Proficiency in Math 86 31

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 35
Proficiency in Reading 92 44
Proficiency in Math 84 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 21.19
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.50
AVG FOR STATE 17.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 51 8.5%
Grade 1 52 8.7%
Grade 2 55 9.2%
Grade 3 57 9.5%
Grade 4 61 10.2%
Grade 5 62 10.4%
Grade 6 92 15.4%
Grade 7 87 14.6%
Grade 8 80 13.4%
Total 597 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.9% 18.6% 56.4%
Black 10.5% 19.3% 4.8%
Hispanic 19.4% 55.9% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.7% 5.6% 3.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.7% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.3% 65.5% 41.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.2% 57.4% 34.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.0% 8.1% 7.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 220,901 5,607,154
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,885.3 53
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.0% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.0% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.4% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 9.5% 12.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 76,046 2,076,280
Single Parent Households With Children 16.2% 9.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.3% 91.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 38.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.7% 12.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.2% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.8% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.6% 17.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.7% 13.0%
$15,000 or less 10.5% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,110 $208,758,830 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $545 $22,264,885 5.3%
Staff $427 $17,444,231 4.2%
General Administration $188 $7,680,364 1.8%
School Administration $679 $27,739,187 6.6%
Operation $848 $34,643,344 8.3%
Transportation $193 $7,884,629 1.9%
Other $597 $24,389,241 5.8%
Total Support $3,478 $142,086,734 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,695 $69,245,835 16.5%
Total Expenditures $10,284 $420,132,252 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,991 $4,487,133,061 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $410 $369,029,466 4.0%
Staff $499 $448,909,713 4.8%
General Administration $134 $120,592,409 1.3%
School Administration $616 $553,747,594 5.9%
Operation $805 $723,922,466 7.8%
Transportation $265 $238,689,690 2.6%
Other $613 $551,229,951 5.9%
Total Support $3,343 $3,006,072,053 32.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,026 $1,821,385,690 19.6%
Total Expenditures $10,360 $9,314,617,799 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%