Options School



Options School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Options School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 110
2 109
3 103
4 99
5 87
6 80
7 70
8 75
9 42
10 47
11 24
12 28

Options School is a public high school of the Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the Counties of Adams and a School District located in Aurora, CO. It has 950 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Options School is the 124th largest public high school in Colorado and the 6,313th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 39.4 to 1.

Total Students: 950
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 39.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,313th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 124th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 481st out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 210th out of 496

Search for Former OS Students

Options School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 486
(51%)
7,236
(52%)
 Female 464
(49%)
6,746
(48%)

Options School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 762
(80%)
2,789
(20%)
 Hispanic 130
(14%)
7,160
(51%)
 Two or More 34
(4%)
479
(3%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
744
(5%)
 Black 8
(1%)
2,621
(19%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
85
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
104
(1%)

Options School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 890
(94%)
6,033
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(6%)
6,924
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,025
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Options School is ranked 341st out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Options School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 36.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Options School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 955
2007 1085
2008 1533
2009 1639
2010 1895
2011 1877
2012 945
2013 669
2014 803
2015 950

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 21.2
2007 26.4
2008 47.5
2009 43.8
2010 55.8
2011 41.3
2012 30.9
2013 44.4
2014 18.5
2015 39.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.044753086419753
2006 0.0073298429319372
2007 0.0064516129032258
2008 0.0045662100456621
2009 0.00183038438072
2010 0.0021108179419525
2011 0.018646776771444
2012 0.022222222222222
2013 0.041853512705531
2014 0.054794520547945
2015 0.063157894736842

Compare Options School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
3,940.0% 39.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.3%
 
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Options School
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 12 950 39.4:1  
Dsst: Stapleton High School
Denver, CO
Public 09 - 12 523 13.5:1 2 miles
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Denver, CO
Public 09 - 12 529 15.9:1 2 miles
New Legacy Charter High School
Aurora, CO
Public 09 - 12 85 15.9:1 2 miles
New America School - Lowry
Denver, CO
Public 09 - 12 527 31.6:1 2 miles
Aurora West College Preparatory Academy
Aurora, CO
Public 06 - 12 1,326 20.8:1 2 miles
Aurora Central High School
Aurora, CO
Public 09 - 12 2,172 20.2:1 2 miles
Aps Online School
Aurora, CO
Public 09 - 12 143 9.6:1 2 miles
Lotus School for Excellence
Aurora, CO
Public KG - 12 839 14.5:1 3 miles
Kipp Montbello Collegiate High School
Denver, CO
Public 09 - 09 136 11.8:1 3 miles
Denver Academy of Torah
Denver, CO
Private KG - 12 174 14:1 4 miles
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