Thornton Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Thornton


Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District Details

Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District
1500 E 128 Th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241

38,707 Students enrolled in District

53 Schools in District

19 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Colorado

(10 is best)

Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
41%
41%
46%
47%
35%
35%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Adams12 Five Star Preschool School
1500 East 128 Th Avenue
Thornton, CO, 80241
PK-PK
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School
13095 Pecos Street
Westminster, CO, 80030
PK-05
Centennial Elementary School
13200 Westlake Drive
Broomfield, CO, 80020
PK-05
Century Middle School
13000 Lafayette Street
Thornton, CO, 80241
06-08
Cherry Drive Elementary School
11500 Cherry Drive
Thornton, CO, 80233
PK-05
Coronado Hills Elementary School
8300 Downing Drive
Thornton, CO, 80229
PK-05
Cotton Creek Elementary School
11100 Vrain Street
Westminster, CO, 80030
KG-05
Coyote Ridge Elementary School
13770 Broadlands Drive
Broomfield, CO, 80020
KG-05
Eagleview Elementary School
4601 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO, 80241
KG-05
Federal Heights Elementary School
2500 W 96 Th Avenue
Denver, CO, 80221
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 48.2% 55.4%
Black 1.8% 4.8%
Hispanic 43.5% 35.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.8% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.9% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.4% 32.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 8.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,503 $213,621,000 43.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $524 $20,340,000 4.1%
Staff $527 $20,450,000 4.2%
General Administration $110 $4,289,000 0.9%
School Administration $692 $26,859,000 5.5%
Operation $797 $30,928,000 6.3%
Transportation $270 $10,489,000 2.1%
Other $620 $24,085,000 4.9%
Total Support $3,540 $137,440,000 28.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,598 $139,673,000 28.5%
Total Expenditures $12,641 $490,734,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,612 $5,124,702,000 43.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $581 $530,507,000 4.5%
Staff $573 $522,889,000 4.5%
General Administration $158 $144,064,000 1.2%
School Administration $787 $718,175,000 6.1%
Operation $936 $854,694,000 7.3%
Transportation $302 $276,184,000 2.4%
Other $726 $662,710,000 5.7%
Total Support $4,062 $3,709,223,000 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,163 $2,888,638,000 24.6%
Total Expenditures $12,838 $11,722,563,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Mapleton School District No. 1 In The County Of Adams & St School District Details

Mapleton School District No. 1 In The County Of Adams & St School District
7350 N. Broadway
Denver, CO 80221

9,149 Students enrolled in District

19 Schools in District

21 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Mapleton School District No. 1 In The County Of Adams & St School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Colorado

(10 is best)

Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
24%
41%
30%
47%
18%
35%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Academy High School
8970 York Street
Thornton, CO, 80229
09-12
Achieve Academy School
9100 Poze Blvd
Thornton, CO, 80229
PK-08
Adventure Elementary School
7700 Delta St.
Denver, CO, 80221
PK-06
Big Picture College And Career Academy School
7350 N. Broadway
Denver, CO, 80221
09-12
Clayton Partnership School
8970 York Street
Thornton, CO, 80229
KG-08
Colorado Connections Academy School
8 Inverness Drive E Suite 240
Englewood, CO, 80112
KG-12
Explore Elementary School
2410 Poze Blvd
Thornton, CO, 80229
PK-06
Global Intermediate Academy School
7480 Conifer Road
Denver, CO, 80221
04-08
Global Leadership Academy School
7480 Conifer Road
Denver, CO, 80221
09-12
Global Primary Academy School
7480 Conifer Road
Denver, CO, 80221
PK-03
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 27.0% 55.4%
Black 2.2% 4.8%
Hispanic 68.1% 35.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.8% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.9% 32.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.8% 8.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,431 $48,431,000 33.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $398 $3,550,000 2.4%
Staff $340 $3,034,000 2.1%
General Administration $358 $3,195,000 2.2%
School Administration $588 $5,245,000 3.6%
Operation $1,554 $13,857,000 9.5%
Transportation $284 $2,535,000 1.7%
Other $781 $6,968,000 4.8%
Total Support $4,305 $38,384,000 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,581 $58,682,000 40.3%
Total Expenditures $16,317 $145,497,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,612 $5,124,702,000 43.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $581 $530,507,000 4.5%
Staff $573 $522,889,000 4.5%
General Administration $158 $144,064,000 1.2%
School Administration $787 $718,175,000 6.1%
Operation $936 $854,694,000 7.3%
Transportation $302 $276,184,000 2.4%
Other $726 $662,710,000 5.7%
Total Support $4,062 $3,709,223,000 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,163 $2,888,638,000 24.6%
Total Expenditures $12,838 $11,722,563,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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