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What are some of the best schools in Brighton?

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As of 2015, some of the best schools in Brighton, Colorado are Horizon High School, Bromley East Charter School, Foundations Academy and Eagle Ridge Academy, according to Great Schools. All four of the schools received a seven out of 10 rating.

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Horizon High School and Eagle Ridge Academy cater to grades nine through 12. At 1,900 students, Horizon High School is a pubic school with a diverse student body that boasts a 93-percent graduation rate, which is 16 percent higher than the state average. Nearly 66 to 72 percent of the students are at least proficient in reading, with one-third to one-half proficient in writing and math. The average ACT score is also higher than the state average.

A public charter school, Eagle Ridge Academy has a small student body of just over 300 people. This school also has a 93-percent graduation rate and a higher-than-average ACT score. More than 75 percent of the students are proficient in reading, 66 to 68 percent are proficient in writing, and about half are proficient in math.

Bromley East Charter School and Foundation Academy are both charter schools and serve children from kindergarten through eighth grade. Proficiency in reading, writing and math depends on the grade, with eighth graders at 78 percent in reading, 62 percent in writing and 45 percent in math. Foundations Academy generally has better scores in reading, writing and math than Bromley.

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