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Brighton School District 27J


Brighton School District 27J is located in northeast Colorado. Brighton School District 27J has 206.63 square miles of land area and 5.86 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Brighton School District 27J population is 81,937. Brighton School District 27J median household income is $77,494 in 2010-2014. Brighton School District 27J median house value is $232,200 in 2010-2014. On average, Brighton School District 27J is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (135 out of 154, bottom 12%)
Elementary/Middle School: (116 out of 156, bottom 26%)*
Rank: #148
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:26
Population81,937 (2010-2014), rank #17
Population Growth23.16% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:385.61/sq mi, rank #22
Median Household Income:$77,494 at 2010-2014—1.92% increase since 2005-2009, rank #7
Median House Price:$232,200 at 2010-2014—-5.84% increase since 2005-2009, rank #53
Time Zone:Mountain GMT -7:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:206.63 sq mi, rank #138
Water Area:5.86 sq mi (2.76%), rank #25
County:Weld County, Adams County
City:Brighton, Denver, Thornton, Aurora, Watkins, Hudson, Bennett, Keenesburg, Broomfield, Commerce City, Henderson, Todd Creek, Lochbuie
Zip:80603, 80229, 80602, 80233, 80019, 80137, 80642, 80102, 80643, 80023, 80601, 80022, 80640
Area:Greeley, CO;Denver-Aurora, CO
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Brighton School District 27J Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

18551 East 160th Ave
Brighton CO, 80601, Adams County
Phone: 303-655-2900

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:16,71716,18415,67115,08914,48513,74212,608
English Language Learner Students:1,9742,0071,8971,8321,7051,5541,476
Total Teachers:802.96743.35767.19718.14763.07744.10664.80
Total Other Staff:756.90753.40806.30718.81800.31770.80665.30
Instructional Aides:228.04228.06228.29211.52219.65230.00187.40
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:19.8812.3814.7710.1218.8614.2031.50
Total Guidance Counselors:21.2420.3425.9432.0838.7529.2028.10
Elementary Guidance Counselors:1.261.926.0710.1012.587.707.90
Secondary Guidance Counselors:15.0516.0415.9620.7624.7420.5020.20
Other Guidance Counselors:4.932.383.911.221.431.00NA
Librarians/Media Specialists:5.384.004.766.057.827.205.40
Library/Media Support:11.5910.6214.4714.7421.0420.8021.70
District Administrators:18.389.1311.3712.2011.5414.0011.90
District Administrative Support:47.9648.1748.2543.9452.0352.2047.00
School Administrators:37.7941.1041.8742.3945.6743.5039.10
School Administrative Support:43.6848.9751.6344.2247.8943.0031.10
Student Support Services:89.1899.4098.7195.4996.6584.7064.60
Other Support Services:233.78231.23266.24206.06240.41232.00197.50
Student-Teacher Ratio:20.8221.7720.4321.0118.9818.4718.97


Adams Youth Service Center Grade 4 to Grade 12   1933 East Bridge St, Brighton CO 80601
Belle Creek Charter SchoolKindergarten to Grade 8   9290 East 107th Ave, Henderson CO 80640
Bolt Academy Grade 9 to Grade 12   1850 Egbert St, Brighton CO 80601
Brantner Elementary School Kindergarten to Grade 5   7800 East 133rd Ave, Brighton CO 80602
Brighton Heritage Academy Grade 6 to Grade 12   830 Bridge St, Brighton CO 80601
Brighton High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   270 South 8th Ave, Brighton CO 80601
Bromley East Charter SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 8   356 Longspur Dr, Brighton CO 80601
Eagle Ridge Academy Grade 9 to Grade 12   3551 Southern St, Brighton CO 80601
Foundations Academy Kindergarten to Grade 8   340 South 45th Ave, Brighton CO 80601
Henderson Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   12301 East 124th Ave, Henderson CO 80640
John W Thimmig Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   11453 Oswego St, Henderson CO 80640
Landmark Academy At ReunionKindergarten to Grade 8   10566 Memphis St, Commerce City CO 80022
Mary E Pennock Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3707 Estrella St, Brighton CO 80601
North Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   89 North 6th Ave, Brighton CO 80601
Northeast Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 6   1605 Longspeak, Brighton CO 80601
Otho E Stuart Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   15955 East 101st Way, Commerce City CO 80022
Overland Trail Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   455 North 19th Ave, Brighton CO 80601
Prairie View High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   12909 East 120th Ave, Henderson CO 80640
Prairie View Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   12915 East 120th Ave, Henderson CO 80640
Sd 27j Preschool At The Brighton Lrc Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   1850 Egbert, Brighton CO 80601
Second Creek Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   9950 Laredo Dr, Commerce City CO 80022
South Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   305 South 5th Ave, Brighton CO 80601
Southeast Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   1595 Southern St, Brighton CO 80601
Turnberry ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   13069 East 106th Place, Commerce City CO 80022
Vikan Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   879 Jessup St, Brighton CO 80601
West Ridge ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   13102 Monaco St, Brighton CO 80602

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2004Math10th Grade% Proficient927
2005Math10th Grade% Proficient1230
2006Math10th Grade% Proficient1231
2007Math10th Grade% Proficient1330
2008Math10th Grade% Proficient1630
2009Math10th Grade% Proficient1730
2010Math10th Grade% Proficient1830
2011Math10th Grade% Proficient1732
2004Reading10th Grade% Proficient4965
2005Reading10th Grade% Proficient5665
2006Reading10th Grade% Proficient5868
2007Reading10th Grade% Proficient5569
2008Reading10th Grade% Proficient5566
2009Reading10th Grade% Proficient6170
2010Reading10th Grade% Proficient5166
2011Reading10th Grade% Proficient5466
2006Science10th Grade% Proficient3147
2007Science10th Grade% Proficient3448
2008Science10th Grade% Proficient3147
2009Science10th Grade% Proficient3750
2010Science10th Grade% Proficient3147
2011Science10th Grade% Proficient3848
2004Writing10th Grade% Proficient3250
2005Writing10th Grade% Proficient2950
2006Writing10th Grade% Proficient3651
2007Writing10th Grade% Proficient3151
2008Writing10th Grade% Proficient3447
2009Writing10th Grade% Proficient3449
2010Writing10th Grade% Proficient3347
2011Writing10th Grade% Proficient3347
2005Math3rd Grade% Proficient6868
2006Math3rd Grade% Proficient7071
2007Math3rd Grade% Proficient6368
2008Math3rd Grade% Proficient6870
2009Math3rd Grade% Proficient7069
2010Math3rd Grade% Proficient6971
2011Math3rd Grade% Proficient6669
2005Reading3rd Grade% Proficient7272
2006Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6871
2007Reading3rd Grade% Proficient7071
2008Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6571
2009Reading3rd Grade% Proficient7573
2010Reading3rd Grade% Proficient7270
2011Reading3rd Grade% Proficient7273
2004Writing3rd Grade% Proficient5152
2005Writing3rd Grade% Proficient5456
2006Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4652
2007Writing3rd Grade% Proficient5155
2008Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4950
2009Writing3rd Grade% Proficient5453
2010Writing3rd Grade% Proficient5051
2011Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4851
2005Math4th Grade% Proficient6866
2006Math4th Grade% Proficient6469
2007Math4th Grade% Proficient6670
2008Math4th Grade% Proficient6568
2009Math4th Grade% Proficient7071
2010Math4th Grade% Proficient7070
2011Math4th Grade% Proficient6971
2004Reading4th Grade% Proficient5663
2005Reading4th Grade% Proficient6464
2006Reading4th Grade% Proficient6567
2007Reading4th Grade% Proficient5964
2008Reading4th Grade% Proficient6166
2009Reading4th Grade% Proficient6065
2010Reading4th Grade% Proficient6365
2011Reading4th Grade% Proficient6566
2004Writing4th Grade% Proficient4653
2005Writing4th Grade% Proficient5152
2006Writing4th Grade% Proficient4550
2007Writing4th Grade% Proficient4249
2008Writing4th Grade% Proficient4752
2009Writing4th Grade% Proficient4651
2010Writing4th Grade% Proficient4651
2011Writing4th Grade% Proficient5256
2004Math5th Grade% Proficient5258
2005Math5th Grade% Proficient5463
2006Math5th Grade% Proficient5765
2007Math5th Grade% Proficient5465
2008Math5th Grade% Proficient5465
2009Math5th Grade% Proficient5963
2010Math5th Grade% Proficient5965
2011Math5th Grade% Proficient6366
2004Reading5th Grade% Proficient6269
2005Reading5th Grade% Proficient5869
2006Reading5th Grade% Proficient6569
2007Reading5th Grade% Proficient6268
2008Reading5th Grade% Proficient6570
2009Reading5th Grade% Proficient6569
2010Reading5th Grade% Proficient6570
2011Reading5th Grade% Proficient6669
2006Science5th Grade% Proficient3237
2007Science5th Grade% Proficient3341
2008Science5th Grade% Proficient3744
2009Science5th Grade% Proficient3945
2010Science5th Grade% Proficient3947
2011Science5th Grade% Proficient3846
2004Writing5th Grade% Proficient4455
2005Writing5th Grade% Proficient4758
2006Writing5th Grade% Proficient6060
2007Writing5th Grade% Proficient5157
2008Writing5th Grade% Proficient5259
2009Writing5th Grade% Proficient5358
2010Writing5th Grade% Proficient5458
2011Writing5th Grade% Proficient5961
2004Math6th Grade% Proficient4653
2005Math6th Grade% Proficient4556
2006Math6th Grade% Proficient4256
2007Math6th Grade% Proficient4460
2008Math6th Grade% Proficient5061
2009Math6th Grade% Proficient5363
2010Math6th Grade% Proficient5362
2011Math6th Grade% Proficient5263
2004Reading6th Grade% Proficient5867
2005Reading6th Grade% Proficient6067
2006Reading6th Grade% Proficient5869
2007Reading6th Grade% Proficient6271
2008Reading6th Grade% Proficient6671
2009Reading6th Grade% Proficient6772
2010Reading6th Grade% Proficient6772
2011Reading6th Grade% Proficient6871
2004Writing6th Grade% Proficient4456
2005Writing6th Grade% Proficient4859
2006Writing6th Grade% Proficient4759
2007Writing6th Grade% Proficient5360
2008Writing6th Grade% Proficient5059
2009Writing6th Grade% Proficient5460
2010Writing6th Grade% Proficient4657
2011Writing6th Grade% Proficient5562
2004Math7th Grade% Proficient2842
2005Math7th Grade% Proficient3246
2006Math7th Grade% Proficient3144
2007Math7th Grade% Proficient3451
2008Math7th Grade% Proficient3446
2009Math7th Grade% Proficient3955
2010Math7th Grade% Proficient3849
2011Math7th Grade% Proficient4253
2004Reading7th Grade% Proficient5061
2005Reading7th Grade% Proficient5564
2006Reading7th Grade% Proficient5064
2007Reading7th Grade% Proficient4566
2008Reading7th Grade% Proficient5365
2009Reading7th Grade% Proficient6068
2010Reading7th Grade% Proficient6168
2011Reading7th Grade% Proficient6067
2004Writing7th Grade% Proficient3752
2005Writing7th Grade% Proficient4456
2006Writing7th Grade% Proficient4256
2007Writing7th Grade% Proficient4261
2008Writing7th Grade% Proficient4658
2009Writing7th Grade% Proficient5561
2010Writing7th Grade% Proficient4758
2011Writing7th Grade% Proficient4859
2004Math8th Grade% Proficient2841
2005Math8th Grade% Proficient2944
2006Math8th Grade% Proficient3745
2007Math8th Grade% Proficient2846
2008Math8th Grade% Proficient2947
2009Math8th Grade% Proficient3050
2010Math8th Grade% Proficient3551
2011Math8th Grade% Proficient4051
2004Reading8th Grade% Proficient5364
2005Reading8th Grade% Proficient5364
2006Reading8th Grade% Proficient5666
2007Reading8th Grade% Proficient4863
2008Reading8th Grade% Proficient5267
2009Reading8th Grade% Proficient5464
2010Reading8th Grade% Proficient6268
2011Reading8th Grade% Proficient6267
2004Science8th Grade% Proficient3551
2005Science8th Grade% Proficient3751
2006Science8th Grade% Proficient3951
2007Science8th Grade% Proficient3252
2008Science8th Grade% Proficient2946
2009Science8th Grade% Proficient3749
2010Science8th Grade% Proficient4048
2011Science8th Grade% Proficient4149
2004Writing8th Grade% Proficient3749
2005Writing8th Grade% Proficient4052
2006Writing8th Grade% Proficient4351
2007Writing8th Grade% Proficient3351
2008Writing8th Grade% Proficient3852
2009Writing8th Grade% Proficient3652
2010Writing8th Grade% Proficient4455
2011Writing8th Grade% Proficient4555
2004Math9th Grade% Proficient1433
2005Math9th Grade% Proficient1633
2006Math9th Grade% Proficient2138
2007Math9th Grade% Proficient2235
2008Math9th Grade% Proficient2037
2009Math9th Grade% Proficient2035
2010Math9th Grade% Proficient2339
2011Math9th Grade% Proficient2238
2004Reading9th Grade% Proficient5467
2005Reading9th Grade% Proficient5366
2006Reading9th Grade% Proficient5566
2007Reading9th Grade% Proficient5266
2008Reading9th Grade% Proficient4666
2009Reading9th Grade% Proficient5367
2010Reading9th Grade% Proficient5367
2011Reading9th Grade% Proficient5466
2004Writing9th Grade% Proficient3453
2005Writing9th Grade% Proficient3552
2006Writing9th Grade% Proficient3552
2007Writing9th Grade% Proficient3549
2008Writing9th Grade% Proficient2749
2009Writing9th Grade% Proficient3352
2010Writing9th Grade% Proficient3349
2011Writing9th Grade% Proficient3953
2012Math10th Grade% Proficient18.032.7
2013Math10th Grade% Proficient22.133.9
2012Reading10th Grade% Proficient59.068.3
2013Reading10th Grade% Proficient63.069.6
2012Science10th Grade% Proficient38.849.4
2013Science10th Grade% Proficient39.251.3
2012Writing10th Grade% Proficient35.148.3
2013Writing10th Grade% Proficient37.948.8
2012Math3rd Grade% Proficient73.271.0
2013Math3rd Grade% Proficient72.472.3
2012Reading3rd Grade% Proficient76.373.9
2013Reading3rd Grade% Proficient73.673.3
2012Writing3rd Grade% Proficient53.352.5
2013Writing3rd Grade% Proficient48.150.9
2012Math4th Grade% Proficient70.171.5
2013Math4th Grade% Proficient72.271.7
2012Reading4th Grade% Proficient65.267.0
2013Reading4th Grade% Proficient68.067.9
2012Writing4th Grade% Proficient45.149.3
2013Writing4th Grade% Proficient55.253.1
2012Math5th Grade% Proficient62.364.5
2013Math5th Grade% Proficient64.165.3
2012Reading5th Grade% Proficient66.669.4
2013Reading5th Grade% Proficient70.170.3
2012Science5th Grade% Proficient41.648.5
2013Science5th Grade% Proficient39.848.5
2012Writing5th Grade% Proficient56.658.4
2013Writing5th Grade% Proficient55.857.2
2012Math6th Grade% Proficient51.961.3
2013Math6th Grade% Proficient52.962.0
2012Reading6th Grade% Proficient66.573.1
2013Reading6th Grade% Proficient65.972.9
2012Writing6th Grade% Proficient45.456.1
2013Writing6th Grade% Proficient47.457.6
2012Math7th Grade% Proficient40.853.1
2013Math7th Grade% Proficient41.555.0
2012Reading7th Grade% Proficient59.468.2
2013Reading7th Grade% Proficient60.267.5
2012Writing7th Grade% Proficient51.161.8
2013Writing7th Grade% Proficient53.161.3
2012Math8th Grade% Proficient44.151.5
2013Math8th Grade% Proficient39.451.5
2012Reading8th Grade% Proficient58.267.1
2013Reading8th Grade% Proficient57.866.9
2012Science8th Grade% Proficient38.348.9
2013Science8th Grade% Proficient40.651.7
2012Writing8th Grade% Proficient42.854.8
2013Writing8th Grade% Proficient43.655.8
2012Math9th Grade% Proficient29.537.4
2013Math9th Grade% Proficient29.638.8
2012Reading9th Grade% Proficient6167.3
2013Reading9th Grade% Proficient62.567.7
2012Writing9th Grade% Proficient39.251.1
2013Writing9th Grade% Proficient46.455.1

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$133,309,000$8,507 $137,132,000$9,088 $132,780,000$9,167 
Total Expenditures:$128,246,000$8,184 $124,474,000$8,249 $129,859,000$8,965 
Total Current Expenditures:$110,846,000$7,073 $111,575,000$7,394 $112,446,000$7,763 
Instructional Expenditures:$61,099,000$3,89955.1%$60,940,000$4,03954.6%$64,260,000$4,43657.1%
Student and Staff Support:$8,319,000$5317.5%$8,410,000$5577.5%$9,207,000$6368.2%
Operations, Food, Other:$24,080,000$1,53721.7%$22,794,000$1,51120.4%$21,679,000$1,49719.3%
Total Capital Outlay:$8,893,000$567 $3,398,000$225 $7,309,000$505 
Construction:$7,408,000$473 $1,927,000$128 $1,829,000$126 
Total Other:$261,000$17 $220,000$15 $222,000$15 
Interest on Debt:$7,773,000$496 $8,745,000$580 $9,354,000$646 
Total Salary:$65,186,000$4,160 $66,234,000$4,390 $70,379,000$4,859 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$42,867,000$2,73565.8%$43,207,000$2,86365.2%$46,148,000$3,18665.6%
Other Salary:$22,319,000$1,42434.2%$23,027,000$1,52634.8%$24,231,000$1,67334.4%
Total Benefit:$17,787,000$1,135 $17,622,000$1,168 $18,587,000$1,283 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$11,741,000$74966.0%$11,315,000$75064.2%$12,185,000$84165.6%
Other Benefit:$6,046,000$38634.0%$6,307,000$41835.8%$6,402,000$44234.4%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:57.4%62.3%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:42.6%37.3%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:11.0 years10.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:31.2%39.3%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:30.8%24.4%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:23.8%20.7%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:12.0%13.7%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:2.2%1.9%
Mean Base Salary:$44,856.0$43,648.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$35,847.0$34,616.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$41,872.0$41,673.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$51,878.0$51,415.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$58,696.0$58,587.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$62,683.0$62,741.0

* Brighton School District 27J was rated 1.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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