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Prospect Ridge Academy
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  • Public, Charter
  • BROOMFIELD, CO

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade B minus
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 31
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
None
From Prospect Ridge Academy

Voted #1 High School in the Adams 12 Five Star Schools and the top 3% in the nation by US News and World Reports, Prospect Ridge Academy is a K-12 tuition-free public charter school with a vision to create academic, social, and ethical leaders.

Prospect Ridge Academy is committed to providing a comprehensive foundation of rigorous coursework, social leadership, competitive athletics, and community service. Expectations are set high for PRA students to achieve their full potential as lifelong learners. In 2019, 100% of PRA 109 seniors graduated; they received 124 scholarships resulting in $8,785,771; and they served 15,000+ hours as community leaders.

Acceptance into PRA is based on a lottery which opens from December 1 to January 31. Choose PRA and attend an Open Enrollment Session to learn more about its elementary, middle and high school.

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Prospect Ridge Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1240
137 responses
Average ACT
29
43 responses
AP Enrollment
49%

Middle School Highlights & Traditions

The middle school years include highlights and traditions such as the annual 7th grade trip to Camp Timberline, Middle School dances, Access, and Miner Mania. Grade-level field trips to local locations add unforgettable experiences.

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$101,206
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,711
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$450,600
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
43%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Homecoming
    35%
  • Miner cup
    30%
  • Spirit Week
    22%
  • Cross Country Team Events
    4%
  • Girls Basketball and Volleyball games
    4%
  • Miner mania
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

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Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,488
Free or Reduced Lunch
2%
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$71,893
Teachers in First/Second Year
10%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,601 / year
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
14%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

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