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Northglenn-Thornton School District 12


Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 is located close to the center of Colorado. Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 has 60.32 square miles of land area and 1.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 population is 218,955. Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 median household income is $66,249 in 2010-2014. Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 median house value is $219,200 in 2010-2014. On average, Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (107 out of 154, bottom 31%)
Elementary/Middle School: (103 out of 156, bottom 34%)*
Rank: #129
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:55
Population218,955 (2010-2014), rank #7
Population Growth10.00% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:3,569.91/sq mi, rank #5
Median Household Income:$66,249 at 2010-2014—2.75% increase since 2005-2009, rank #27
Median House Price:$219,200 at 2010-2014—-0.23% increase since 2005-2009, rank #62
Time Zone:Mountain GMT -7:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:60.32 sq mi, rank #169
Water Area:1.02 sq mi (1.66%), rank #88
County:Broomfield County, Adams County
City:Broomfield, Denver, Brighton, Westminster, Welby, Thornton, Sherrelwood, Northglenn, Federal Heights
Zip:80023, 80020, 80234, 80233, 80602, 80031, 80260, 80229, 80221, 80241
Area:Denver-Aurora, CO
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Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1500 East 128th Ave
Thornton CO, 80241, Adams County
Phone: 303-866-6600

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:42,23043,26842,99041,95741,94940,81838,815
English Language Learner Students:5,8585,2565,0704,8814,7164,5124,492
Total Teachers:2,092.692,085.502,108.022,069.642,078.312,048.401,996.60
Total Other Staff:2,222.102,142.222,076.652,061.602,205.072,151.402,044.80
Instructional Aides:627.38593.69566.59543.57548.30522.10490.20
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:138.26134.20132.73121.68132.19108.8074.70
Total Guidance Counselors:97.5194.0272.7756.8468.3978.7072.50
Elementary Guidance Counselors:5.506.357.
Secondary Guidance Counselors:83.3479.4862.5353.2463.6275.9069.90
Other Guidance Counselors:8.678.193.211.602.641.30NA
Librarians/Media Specialists:21.5421.0424.7041.0049.4950.5048.00
Library/Media Support:43.0735.4234.1730.7831.7737.5039.10
District Administrators:27.5028.0129.5027.8327.0024.5029.70
District Administrative Support:165.36162.48170.08166.74180.25172.70154.30
School Administrators:113.18105.78103.12108.81116.91117.90118.70
School Administrative Support:177.60177.39169.67173.18188.12193.80176.20
Student Support Services:265.24256.04250.63246.80271.47255.50284.00
Other Support Services:545.46534.15522.69544.37591.18589.40557.40
Student-Teacher Ratio:20.1820.7520.3920.2720.1819.9319.44


Academy Of Charter SchoolsPrekindergarten to Grade 12   11800 Lowell Blvd, Westminster CO 80031
Adams12 Five Star Preschool Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   1500 East 128th Ave, Thornton CO 80241
Arapahoe Ridge Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   13095 Pecos St, Westminster CO 80030
Bright Horizons Pre-Kindergarten School Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   5321 East 136th Ave, Brighton CO 80601
Centennial Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   13200 Westlake Dr, Broomfield CO 80020
Century Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   13000 Lafayette St, Thornton CO 80241
Cherry Drive Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   11500 Cherry Dr, Denver CO 80233
Colorado Virtual Academy (Cova)Kindergarten to Grade 12   11990 Grant St 402, Denver CO 80233
Coronado Hills Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   8300 Downing Dr, Denver CO 80229
Cotton Creek Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   11100 Vrain St, Westminster CO 80030
Coyote Ridge Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   13770 Broadlands Dr, Broomfield CO 80020
Eagleview Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   4601 Summit Grove Parkway, Thornton CO 80241
Federal Heights Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   2500 West 96th Ave, Denver CO 80221
Global Village Academy Kindergarten to Grade 6   555 West 112th Ave, Denver CO 80234
Hillcrest Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   10335 Croke Dr, Denver CO 80221
Horizon High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   5321 East 136th Ave, Brighton CO 80601
Hulstrom Options K-8 SchoolKindergarten to Grade 8   11551 Wyco Dr, Denver CO 80233
Hunters Glen Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   13222 Corona St, Thornton CO 80241
Legacy High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   2701 West 136th St, Broomfield CO 80020
Leroy Drive Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1451 East Leroy Dr, Denver CO 80233
Malley Drive Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1300 East Malley Dr, Denver CO 80233
Mc Elwain Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1020 Dawson Dr, Denver CO 80229
Meridian Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   14256 Mckay Park Circle, Broomfield CO 80020
Mountain Range High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   12500 Huron St, Denver CO 80234
Mountain View Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   12401 Perry St, Broomfield CO 80020
North Mor Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   9580 Damon Dr, Denver CO 80221
North Star Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   8740 North Star Dr, Denver CO 80221
Northglenn High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   601 West 100th Place, Denver CO 80221
Northglenn Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1123 Muriel Dr, Denver CO 80233
Pathways Future Center Kindergarten to Grade 12   550 East 124th Ave, Thornton CO 80241
Prairie Hills Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   13801 Garfield Place, Brighton CO 80602
Prospect Ridge Academy Kindergarten to Grade 8   2555 Preble Creek Parkway, Broomfield CO 80023
Riverdale Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   10724 Elm Dr, Denver CO 80233
Rocky Mountain Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3350 West 99th Ave, Westminster CO 80030
Rocky Top Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   14150 York St, Brighton CO 80602
Shadow Ridge Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   12551 Holly St, Brighton CO 80602
Silver Creek ElementaryKindergarten to Grade 5   15101 Fillmore Stre, Brighton CO 80602
Silver Hills Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   12400 Huron St, Denver CO 80234
Skyview Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   5021 East 123rd Ave, Thornton CO 80241
Stargate Charter SchoolKindergarten to Grade 8   3951 Cottonwoodlakes Blvd, Thornton CO 80241
Stellar Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3901 East 124th Ave, Thornton CO 80241
Stem Lab Kindergarten to Grade 8   11700 Irma Dr, Denver CO 80233
Stem Launch Kindergarten to Grade 8   9450 Pecos St, Denver CO 80206
Stukey Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   11080 Grant Dr, Denver CO 80233
Tarver Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3500 Summit Grove Parkway, Thornton CO 80241
The International School At Thornton MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   9451 Hoffman Way, Denver CO 80229
The Studio SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   10604 Grant Dr, Denver CO 80233
Thornton Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   900 Eppinger Blvd, Denver CO 80229
Thornton High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   9351 Washington St, Denver CO 80229
Vantage Point Grade 6 to Grade 12   10900 Huron St, Denver CO 80234
Westgate CharterKindergarten to Grade 10   11700 Irma Dr, Denver CO 80233
Westlake Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   2800 West 135th Ave, Broomfield CO 80020
Westview Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1300 Roseanna Dr, Denver CO 80234
Woodglen Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   11717 Madison St, Denver CO 80233

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2004Math10th Grade% Proficient1827
2005Math10th Grade% Proficient2230
2006Math10th Grade% Proficient2531
2007Math10th Grade% Proficient2330
2008Math10th Grade% Proficient2130
2009Math10th Grade% Proficient2430
2010Math10th Grade% Proficient2330
2011Math10th Grade% Proficient2832
2004Reading10th Grade% Proficient5965
2005Reading10th Grade% Proficient6165
2006Reading10th Grade% Proficient6768
2007Reading10th Grade% Proficient6869
2008Reading10th Grade% Proficient6466
2009Reading10th Grade% Proficient6570
2010Reading10th Grade% Proficient5966
2011Reading10th Grade% Proficient6466
2006Science10th Grade% Proficient4147
2007Science10th Grade% Proficient4248
2008Science10th Grade% Proficient4347
2009Science10th Grade% Proficient4350
2010Science10th Grade% Proficient4247
2011Science10th Grade% Proficient4248
2004Writing10th Grade% Proficient4550
2005Writing10th Grade% Proficient4050
2006Writing10th Grade% Proficient4751
2007Writing10th Grade% Proficient4651
2008Writing10th Grade% Proficient4247
2009Writing10th Grade% Proficient4249
2010Writing10th Grade% Proficient3847
2011Writing10th Grade% Proficient4247
2005Math3rd Grade% Proficient6668
2006Math3rd Grade% Proficient6971
2007Math3rd Grade% Proficient6868
2008Math3rd Grade% Proficient6970
2009Math3rd Grade% Proficient6869
2010Math3rd Grade% Proficient6671
2011Math3rd Grade% Proficient7069
2005Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6472
2006Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6271
2007Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6771
2008Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6671
2009Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6873
2010Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6570
2011Reading3rd Grade% Proficient6873
2004Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4352
2005Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4956
2006Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4352
2007Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4755
2008Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4350
2009Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4853
2010Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4051
2011Writing3rd Grade% Proficient4451
2005Math4th Grade% Proficient6766
2006Math4th Grade% Proficient6969
2007Math4th Grade% Proficient7170
2008Math4th Grade% Proficient6968
2009Math4th Grade% Proficient7371
2010Math4th Grade% Proficient6570
2011Math4th Grade% Proficient7371
2004Reading4th Grade% Proficient5863
2005Reading4th Grade% Proficient5964
2006Reading4th Grade% Proficient6367
2007Reading4th Grade% Proficient5964
2008Reading4th Grade% Proficient6466
2009Reading4th Grade% Proficient6365
2010Reading4th Grade% Proficient5765
2011Reading4th Grade% Proficient6066
2004Writing4th Grade% Proficient4553
2005Writing4th Grade% Proficient4552
2006Writing4th Grade% Proficient4350
2007Writing4th Grade% Proficient4249
2008Writing4th Grade% Proficient4852
2009Writing4th Grade% Proficient4651
2010Writing4th Grade% Proficient4551
2011Writing4th Grade% Proficient5256
2004Math5th Grade% Proficient5458
2005Math5th Grade% Proficient6163
2006Math5th Grade% Proficient6565
2007Math5th Grade% Proficient6765
2008Math5th Grade% Proficient6565
2009Math5th Grade% Proficient6363
2010Math5th Grade% Proficient6265
2011Math5th Grade% Proficient6566
2004Reading5th Grade% Proficient6569
2005Reading5th Grade% Proficient6669
2006Reading5th Grade% Proficient6669
2007Reading5th Grade% Proficient6768
2008Reading5th Grade% Proficient6770
2009Reading5th Grade% Proficient6669
2010Reading5th Grade% Proficient6270
2011Reading5th Grade% Proficient6569
2006Science5th Grade% Proficient3237
2007Science5th Grade% Proficient3741
2008Science5th Grade% Proficient3844
2009Science5th Grade% Proficient4245
2010Science5th Grade% Proficient4547
2011Science5th Grade% Proficient4346
2004Writing5th Grade% Proficient4955
2005Writing5th Grade% Proficient5158
2006Writing5th Grade% Proficient5560
2007Writing5th Grade% Proficient5457
2008Writing5th Grade% Proficient5559
2009Writing5th Grade% Proficient5358
2010Writing5th Grade% Proficient5058
2011Writing5th Grade% Proficient5661
2004Math6th Grade% Proficient4553
2005Math6th Grade% Proficient5056
2006Math6th Grade% Proficient5356
2007Math6th Grade% Proficient6060
2008Math6th Grade% Proficient6061
2009Math6th Grade% Proficient6563
2010Math6th Grade% Proficient5962
2011Math6th Grade% Proficient6463
2004Reading6th Grade% Proficient6167
2005Reading6th Grade% Proficient6267
2006Reading6th Grade% Proficient6669
2007Reading6th Grade% Proficient6871
2008Reading6th Grade% Proficient6871
2009Reading6th Grade% Proficient6972
2010Reading6th Grade% Proficient6572
2011Reading6th Grade% Proficient6771
2004Writing6th Grade% Proficient5056
2005Writing6th Grade% Proficient5459
2006Writing6th Grade% Proficient5459
2007Writing6th Grade% Proficient5760
2008Writing6th Grade% Proficient5659
2009Writing6th Grade% Proficient5060
2010Writing6th Grade% Proficient4957
2011Writing6th Grade% Proficient5662
2004Math7th Grade% Proficient3042
2005Math7th Grade% Proficient3646
2006Math7th Grade% Proficient3844
2007Math7th Grade% Proficient4551
2008Math7th Grade% Proficient4346
2009Math7th Grade% Proficient5255
2010Math7th Grade% Proficient4449
2011Math7th Grade% Proficient5053
2004Reading7th Grade% Proficient5461
2005Reading7th Grade% Proficient6064
2006Reading7th Grade% Proficient6164
2007Reading7th Grade% Proficient6366
2008Reading7th Grade% Proficient6365
2009Reading7th Grade% Proficient6568
2010Reading7th Grade% Proficient5768
2011Reading7th Grade% Proficient6367
2004Writing7th Grade% Proficient4452
2005Writing7th Grade% Proficient4956
2006Writing7th Grade% Proficient5156
2007Writing7th Grade% Proficient5761
2008Writing7th Grade% Proficient5558
2009Writing7th Grade% Proficient5661
2010Writing7th Grade% Proficient4758
2011Writing7th Grade% Proficient5559
2004Math8th Grade% Proficient3241
2005Math8th Grade% Proficient3444
2006Math8th Grade% Proficient3645
2007Math8th Grade% Proficient3646
2008Math8th Grade% Proficient4047
2009Math8th Grade% Proficient4450
2010Math8th Grade% Proficient4251
2011Math8th Grade% Proficient4851
2004Reading8th Grade% Proficient5664
2005Reading8th Grade% Proficient5864
2006Reading8th Grade% Proficient6266
2007Reading8th Grade% Proficient5763
2008Reading8th Grade% Proficient6267
2009Reading8th Grade% Proficient5964
2010Reading8th Grade% Proficient5468
2011Reading8th Grade% Proficient6267
2004Science8th Grade% Proficient4451
2005Science8th Grade% Proficient4551
2006Science8th Grade% Proficient4751
2007Science8th Grade% Proficient4952
2008Science8th Grade% Proficient4446
2009Science8th Grade% Proficient4749
2010Science8th Grade% Proficient4748
2011Science8th Grade% Proficient4849
2004Writing8th Grade% Proficient3949
2005Writing8th Grade% Proficient4352
2006Writing8th Grade% Proficient4651
2007Writing8th Grade% Proficient4451
2008Writing8th Grade% Proficient4552
2009Writing8th Grade% Proficient4752
2010Writing8th Grade% Proficient4155
2011Writing8th Grade% Proficient4955
2004Math9th Grade% Proficient2433
2005Math9th Grade% Proficient2633
2006Math9th Grade% Proficient3238
2007Math9th Grade% Proficient2835
2008Math9th Grade% Proficient3037
2009Math9th Grade% Proficient3135
2010Math9th Grade% Proficient3439
2011Math9th Grade% Proficient3538
2004Reading9th Grade% Proficient6267
2005Reading9th Grade% Proficient6266
2006Reading9th Grade% Proficient6466
2007Reading9th Grade% Proficient6266
2008Reading9th Grade% Proficient6266
2009Reading9th Grade% Proficient6367
2010Reading9th Grade% Proficient5967
2011Reading9th Grade% Proficient6166
2004Writing9th Grade% Proficient4553
2005Writing9th Grade% Proficient4552
2006Writing9th Grade% Proficient4452
2007Writing9th Grade% Proficient4349
2008Writing9th Grade% Proficient3949
2009Writing9th Grade% Proficient4352
2010Writing9th Grade% Proficient4049
2011Writing9th Grade% Proficient4753
2012Math10th Grade% Proficient28.832.7
2013Math10th Grade% Proficient29.633.9
2012Reading10th Grade% Proficient63.168.3
2013Reading10th Grade% Proficient65.769.6
2012Science10th Grade% Proficient42.949.4
2013Science10th Grade% Proficient49.051.3
2012Writing10th Grade% Proficient40.948.3
2013Writing10th Grade% Proficient41.948.8
2012Math3rd Grade% Proficient68.671.0
2013Math3rd Grade% Proficient70.272.3
2012Reading3rd Grade% Proficient67.973.9
2013Reading3rd Grade% Proficient66.773.3
2012Writing3rd Grade% Proficient44.452.5
2013Writing3rd Grade% Proficient41.850.9
2012Math4th Grade% Proficient72.771.5
2013Math4th Grade% Proficient70.471.7
2012Reading4th Grade% Proficient63.767.0
2013Reading4th Grade% Proficient63.967.9
2012Writing4th Grade% Proficient44.149.3
2013Writing4th Grade% Proficient48.753.1
2012Math5th Grade% Proficient63.364.5
2013Math5th Grade% Proficient64.765.3
2012Reading5th Grade% Proficient65.269.4
2013Reading5th Grade% Proficient67.170.3
2012Science5th Grade% Proficient44.748.5
2013Science5th Grade% Proficient45.748.5
2012Writing5th Grade% Proficient52.658.4
2013Writing5th Grade% Proficient51.757.2
2012Math6th Grade% Proficient60.461.3
2013Math6th Grade% Proficient60.062.0
2012Reading6th Grade% Proficient68.373.1
2013Reading6th Grade% Proficient67.572.9
2012Writing6th Grade% Proficient49.356.1
2013Writing6th Grade% Proficient50.357.6
2012Math7th Grade% Proficient49.553.1
2013Math7th Grade% Proficient51.655.0
2012Reading7th Grade% Proficient62.468.2
2013Reading7th Grade% Proficient62.767.5
2012Writing7th Grade% Proficient55.261.8
2013Writing7th Grade% Proficient54.861.3
2012Math8th Grade% Proficient46.751.5
2013Math8th Grade% Proficient46.651.5
2012Reading8th Grade% Proficient61.167.1
2013Reading8th Grade% Proficient59.966.9
2012Science8th Grade% Proficient47.148.9
2013Science8th Grade% Proficient49.551.7
2012Writing8th Grade% Proficient47.054.8
2013Writing8th Grade% Proficient47.555.8
2012Math9th Grade% Proficient35.937.4
2013Math9th Grade% Proficient35.138.8
2012Reading9th Grade% Proficient62.067.3
2013Reading9th Grade% Proficient61.967.7
2012Writing9th Grade% Proficient45.051.1
2013Writing9th Grade% Proficient47.255.1

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$400,452,000$9,315 $409,687,000$9,764 $431,468,000$10,286 
Total Expenditures:$389,846,000$9,068 $408,512,000$9,736 $413,356,000$9,854 
Total Current Expenditures:$347,648,000$8,087 $350,109,000$8,344 $360,604,000$8,596 
Instructional Expenditures:$219,897,000$5,11563.3%$216,659,000$5,16461.9%$221,974,000$5,29261.6%
Student and Staff Support:$30,066,000$6998.6%$34,837,000$83010.0%$34,754,000$8289.6%
Operations, Food, Other:$48,807,000$1,13514.0%$50,313,000$1,19914.4%$51,470,000$1,22714.3%
Total Capital Outlay:$16,301,000$379 $38,122,000$909 $31,489,000$751 
Construction:$12,788,000$297 $29,128,000$694 $25,266,000$602 
Total Other:$1,245,000$29 $950,000$23 $1,197,000$29 
Interest on Debt:$24,401,000$568 $19,016,000$453 $19,730,000$470 
Total Salary:$221,533,000$5,153 $221,417,000$5,277 $227,414,000$5,421 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$148,564,000$3,45667.1%$144,773,000$3,45165.4%$147,375,000$3,51364.8%
Other Salary:$72,969,000$1,69732.9%$76,644,000$1,82734.6%$80,039,000$1,90835.2%
Total Benefit:$56,470,000$1,314 $56,244,000$1,341 $61,064,000$1,456 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$37,426,000$87166.3%$35,845,000$85463.7%$39,335,000$93864.4%
Other Benefit:$19,044,000$44333.7%$20,399,000$48636.3%$21,729,000$51835.6%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:48.9%51.1%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:51.1%48.9%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:13.0 years12.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:20.4%27.1%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:29.5%26.4%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:31.0%28.1%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:14.6%14.4%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:4.5%4.0%
Mean Base Salary:$49,392.0$47,041.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$35,040.0$34,385.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$42,613.0$41,717.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$54,661.0$52,943.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$65,463.0$63,281.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$70,371.0$67,849.0

* Northglenn-Thornton School District 12 was rated 2.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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