Average Teacher Salary in Adams 12 Five Star Schools

The average teacher salary in Adams 12 Five Star Schools is $46,404.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,076 $15,741 $17,228 $24,791 $31,710 $41,607
Kindergarten $50,010 $33,926 $39,456 $48,547 $59,760 $70,558
Elementary $51,016 $34,762 $40,409 $49,402 $61,123 $71,953
Middle school $51,590 $34,932 $40,300 $49,928 $62,267 $73,247
High school $52,332 $35,414 $41,187 $51,075 $63,100 $73,296

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,200
  • Full time teachers: 2,048
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 18 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 522
  • Instructional Coordinators: 109
  • Elementary Teachers: 977
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 142
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 918
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 40,820

Information on Schools within Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Elementary Schools within the Adams 12 Five Star Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy Of Charter Schools
11800 Lowell Blvd
Westminster, CO 80031
303-289-8088
  • Total: 1,125
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 81
  • 6th grade: 82
  • 7th grade: 107
  • 8th grade: 100
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 91
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade: 66
17 to 1 65 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School
13095 Pecos St
Westminster, CO 80030
720-972-5740
  • Total: 651
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 116
20 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bright Horizons Pre-kindergarten School
5321 East 136th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
720-972-4574
  • Total: 36
  • Pre-k: 36
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Centennial Elementary School
13200 Westlake Dr
Broomfield, CO 80020
720-972-5280
  • Total: 566
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 55
20 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cherry Drive Elementary School
11500 Cherry Dr
Thornton, CO 80233
720-972-5300
  • Total: 528
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 97
21 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Colorado Virtual Academy (cova)
11990 Grant St 402
Northglenn, CO 80233
303-255-4650
  • Total: 4,501
  • Kindergarten: 312
  • 1st grade: 284
  • 2nd grade: 358
  • 3rd grade: 355
  • 4th grade: 356
  • 5th grade: 322
  • 6th grade: 375
  • 7th grade: 439
  • 8th grade: 484
  • 9th grade: 580
  • 10th grade: 347
  • 11th grade: 209
  • 12th grade: 80
35 to 1 130 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Coronado Hills Elementary School
8300 Downing Dr
Thornton, CO 80229
720-972-5320
  • Total: 489
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 75
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cotton Creek Elementary School
11100 Vrain St
Westminster, CO 80030
720-972-5340
  • Total: 664
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 112
20 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Coyote Ridge Elementary School
13770 Brdlands Dr
Broomfield, CO 80020
720-972-5780
  • Total: 534
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 25
19 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Eagleview Elementary School
4601 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO 80241
720-972-5760
  • Total: 637
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 127
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Federal Heights Elementary School
2500 West 96th Ave
Denver, CO 80221
720-972-5360
  • Total: 677
  • Kindergarten: 131
  • 1st grade: 118
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 105
18 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Glacier Peak Elementary School
12060 Jasmine St
Brighton, CO 80605
720-972-5940
  • Total: 551
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 95
18 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hillcrest Elementary School
10335 Croke Dr
Northglenn, CO 80221
720-972-5380
  • Total: 498
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 77
18 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
11551 Wyco Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
720-972-5400
  • Total: 662
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 65
  • 8th grade: 29
21 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Hunters Glen Elementary School
13222 Corona St
Thornton, CO 80241
720-972-5440
  • Total: 726
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 135
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 122
  • 5th grade: 128
20 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Leroy Drive Elementary School
1451 East Leroy Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
720-972-5460
  • Total: 427
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 68
17 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Malley Drive Elementary School
1300 East Malley Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
720-972-5480
  • Total: 510
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 62
19 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mc Elwain Elementary School
1020 Dawson Dr
Thornton, CO 80229
720-972-5500
  • Total: 450
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 45
17 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Meridian Elementary School
14256 Mckay Park Circlecle
Broomfield, CO 80020
720-972-7880
  • Total: 645
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 118
  • 5th grade: 105
19 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mountain View Elementary School
12401 Perry St
Broomfield, CO 80020
720-972-5520
  • Total: 628
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 104
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Mor Elementary School
9580 Damon Dr
Northglenn, CO 80221
720-972-5540
  • Total: 494
  • Pre-k: 79
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 58
21 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Star Elementary School
8740 North Star Dr
Denver, CO 80221
720-972-5560
  • Total: 505
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 65
16 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Prairie Hills Elementary School
8025 Telegraph Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-234-5100
  • Total: 548
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 82
16 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Riverdale Elementary School
10724 Elm Dr
Thornton, CO 80233
720-972-5580
  • Total: 469
  • Pre-k: 48
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 69
19 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rocky Mountain Elementary School
3350 West 99th Ave
Westminster, CO 80030
720-972-5600
  • Total: 488
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 61
16 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Silver Creek Elementary
15101 Fillmore Stre
Thornton, CO 80602
720-972-3941
  • Total: 700
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 124
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 111
21 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Skyview Elementary School
5021 East 123th Ave
Thornton, CO 80241
720-972-5620
  • Total: 525
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 77
21 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Stargate Charter School
3951 Cottonwoodlakes Blvd
Thornton, CO 80241
303-450-3936
  • Total: 616
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 72
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 60
20 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Stellar Elementary School
3901 East 124th Ave
Thornton, CO 80241
720-972-2340
  • Total: 645
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 111
20 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stukey Elementary School
11080 Grant Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
720-972-5420
  • Total: 456
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 74
20 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tarver Elementary School
3500 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO 80241
720-972-5640
  • Total: 611
  • Pre-k: 64
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 97
20 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
The Studio School
10604 Grant Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
720-972-3620
  • Total: 409
  • Pre-k: 259
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 49
36 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Thornton Elementary School
900 Eppinger Blvd
Thornton, CO 80229
720-972-5660
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 77
17 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Westview Elementary School
1300 Roseanna Dr
Northglenn, CO 80234
720-972-5680
  • Total: 514
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 86
21 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Woodglen Elementary School
11717 Madison St
Thornton, CO 80233
720-972-5700
  • Total: 521
  • Pre-k: 65
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 79
21 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Adams 12 Five Star Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Century Middle School
13000 Lafayette St
Thornton, CO 80241
720-972-5240
  • Total: 992
  • 6th grade: 342
  • 7th grade: 347
  • 8th grade: 303
21 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
11551 Wyco Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
720-972-5400
  • Total: 662
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 65
  • 8th grade: 29
21 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Niver Creek Middle School
9450 Pecos St
Denver, CO 80221
720-972-5120
  • Total: 777
  • 6th grade: 285
  • 7th grade: 248
  • 8th grade: 244
17 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Northglenn Middle School
1123 Muriel Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
720-972-5080
  • Total: 729
  • 6th grade: 263
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 245
18 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rocky Top Middle School
14150 York St
Thornton, CO 80602
720-972-2200
  • Total: 1,066
  • 6th grade: 337
  • 7th grade: 364
  • 8th grade: 365
20 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Shadow Ridge Middle School
12551 Holly St
Thornton, CO 80602
720-972-5040
  • Total: 1,047
  • 6th grade: 344
  • 7th grade: 342
  • 8th grade: 361
18 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade
Silver Hills Middle School
12400 Huron St
Northglenn, CO 80234
720-972-5000
  • Total: 1,031
  • 6th grade: 331
  • 7th grade: 353
  • 8th grade: 347
20 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Stargate Charter School
3951 Cottonwoodlakes Blvd
Thornton, CO 80241
303-450-3936
  • Total: 616
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 72
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 60
20 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Thornton Middle School
9451 Hoffman Way
Thornton, CO 80229
720-972-5160
  • Total: 712
  • 6th grade: 211
  • 7th grade: 269
  • 8th grade: 232
16 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Westlake Middle School
2800 West 135th Ave
Broomfield, CO 80020
720-972-5200
  • Total: 901
  • 6th grade: 307
  • 7th grade: 287
  • 8th grade: 307
18 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Adams 12 Five Star Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy Of Charter Schools
11800 Lowell Blvd
Westminster, CO 80031
303-289-8088
  • Total: 1,125
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 81
  • 6th grade: 82
  • 7th grade: 107
  • 8th grade: 100
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 91
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade: 66
17 to 1 65 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Colorado Virtual Academy (cova)
11990 Grant St 402
Northglenn, CO 80233
303-255-4650
  • Total: 4,501
  • Kindergarten: 312
  • 1st grade: 284
  • 2nd grade: 358
  • 3rd grade: 355
  • 4th grade: 356
  • 5th grade: 322
  • 6th grade: 375
  • 7th grade: 439
  • 8th grade: 484
  • 9th grade: 580
  • 10th grade: 347
  • 11th grade: 209
  • 12th grade: 80
35 to 1 130 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Horizon High School
5321 East 136th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
720-972-4400
  • Total: 1,939
  • 9th grade: 480
  • 10th grade: 424
  • 11th grade: 546
  • 12th grade: 489
20 to 1 99 9th Grade 12th Grade
Legacy High School
2701 West 136th St
Broomfield, CO 80020
720-972-6700
  • Total: 1,920
  • 9th grade: 532
  • 10th grade: 476
  • 11th grade: 520
  • 12th grade: 392
19 to 1 103 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mountain Range High School
12500 Huron St
Westminster, CO 80234
720-972-6300
  • Total: 1,898
  • 9th grade: 542
  • 10th grade: 542
  • 11th grade: 565
  • 12th grade: 249
20 to 1 95 9th Grade 12th Grade
Northglenn High School
601 West 100th Placeace
Northglenn, CO 80221
720-972-4600
  • Total: 1,845
  • 9th grade: 462
  • 10th grade: 489
  • 11th grade: 450
  • 12th grade: 444
20 to 1 94 9th Grade 12th Grade
Thornton High School
9351 Washington St
Thornton, CO 80229
720-972-4800
  • Total: 1,780
  • 9th grade: 567
  • 10th grade: 496
  • 11th grade: 354
  • 12th grade: 363
17 to 1 104 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Adams 12 Five Star Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crossroad Alternative School
455 Eppinger Blvd
Thornton, CO 80229
720-972-5900
  • Total: 60
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 16
  • 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 10
9 to 1 7 6th Grade 10th Grade
New America School
11700 Irma Dr
Northglenn, CO 80233
303-991-0130
  • Total: 307
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 91
  • 12th grade: 116
27 to 1 12 9th Grade 12th Grade
Vantage Point
10900 Huron St
Northglenn, CO 80234
720-972-5800
  • Total: 304
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 99
  • 12th grade: 91
17 to 1 18 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,164
  • Median family income: $60,578
  • Median male income: $35,617
  • Median female income: $22,947
  • Median income of a renter: $36,654
  • Median income of a home owner: $61,170
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,330 6,275 10,590 15,325 6,590

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