Excel Academy Charter School

11500 West 84th Ave, Arvada, CO 80005 | (303) 467-2295
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 449
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  • Mailing Address: 11500 W. 84th Ave, Arvada, CO 80002
School Operational Details
  • Charter School
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 449
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 223 (49.7%)
  • Females: 226 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 23 (5.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 50 (11.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 73 (16.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Excel Academy Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.9%
Black92.0%
Asian71.6%
Hispanic286.2%
White40189.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Excel Academy Charter School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten439.6%
1st Grade4910.9%
2nd Grade5913.1%
3rd Grade5612.5%
4th Grade5812.9%
5th Grade5712.7%
6th Grade5011.1%
7th Grade347.6%
8th Grade439.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 65%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:35%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 7 Years
  • Average Salary: $34,954
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Excel Academy Charter School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,53554%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,77746%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Excel Academy Charter School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 09, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Im an 8th grader that attends excel academy and has been at this school for about 7 years. This school is not the best school to send kids to. Excel does give a good education for us, they miss all the fundamentals of learning. We learn about Mesopotamia, the Egyptians, the roman empire, WWI, WWII, the Korean war, Vietnam, speeches, atoms, philosophy, im in algebra 1, i learned division in 2nd grade. and a whole bunch of stuff, but just the way the (...) runs the school is not good. They take all the money and waste it on stuff we dont need. and most of the teachers are strict, well the ones i know of. Education has gone down. some teachers help and guide the students,but some dont. our homework load is different depending on the teacher. the building is unique, but i honestly think the playground is boring since there are certain stupid rules. we dont even have swings at our school! The trips are good we go to mesa verde in 4th or 5th grade, california in 6th grade, washington DC and New york in 7th and 8th grade those are some good trips. and a lot of things are hands on too. so dont take your child to this school,unless you want your kid to learn about all the exciting stuff, but dont learn the fundamentals. or unless you like a strict or hands on school.

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