Brighton Charter School

3551 East Southern St, Brighton, CO 80601 | (303) 655-0773
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 263
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3551 East Southern Street, Brighton, CO 80601
School Operational Details
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Brighton 27j School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,658
  • Graduation Rate: 68.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 9.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.1
  • Enrolled Students: 14,485

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 263
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 14.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 118 (44.9%)
  • Females: 145 (55.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 29 (11.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 68 (25.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 97 (36.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Brighton Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.8%
Black41.5%
Asian93.4%
Hispanic8632.7%
White16261.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Brighton Charter School
  Number Percent
9th Grade9134.6%
10th Grade4717.9%
11th Grade6223.6%
12th Grade6324.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 50%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:50%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $34,713
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Brighton Charter School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,72243%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,20757%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Brighton Charter School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on CSAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

CSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201031.0%23.0%39.0%
200920.0%20.0%35.0%
200823.0%20.0%37.0%
 
Reading Test
201072.0%53.0%67.0%
200954.0%53.0%67.0%
200859.0%46.0%66.0%
 
Writing Test
201046.0%33.0%49.0%
200937.0%33.0%52.0%
200839.0%27.0%49.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201015.0%18.0%30.0%
200920.0%17.0%30.0%
200817.0%16.0%30.0%
 
Reading Test
201065.0%51.0%66.0%
200971.0%61.0%70.0%
200858.0%55.0%66.0%
 
Science Test
201038.0%31.0%47.0%
200941.0%37.0%50.0%
200831.0%31.0%47.0%
 
Writing Test
201040.0%33.0%47.0%
200938.0%34.0%49.0%
200835.0%34.0%47.0%
 
Source: CO Department of Education 2009-2010

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