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Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A

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15701 East 1st Ave
Aurora, CO 80011
Arapahoe County
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PH: (303) 365-7800
FAX: (303) 326-1280

  • Grades PK-12
  • 39,696 students
  • 58 schools

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 TCAP Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 49% (2013)
 52% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 30% (2013)
 35% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 51% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 47% (2012)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 44% (2013)
 44% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

Writing
 33% (2013)
 31% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 53% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 49% (2012)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 48% (2013)
 48% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2013.

Science
 24% (2013)
 25% (2012)
The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

Writing
 38% (2013)
 43% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 57% in 2013.

Math
 43% (2013)
 48% (2012)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 54% (2013)
 50% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

Writing
 40% (2013)
 39% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 58% in 2013.

Math
 41% (2013)
 42% (2012)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 46% (2013)
 50% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

Writing
 43% (2013)
 46% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 61% in 2013.

Math
 31% (2013)
 33% (2012)
The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 47% (2013)
 44% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

Science
 31% (2013)
 29% (2012)
The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

Writing
 40% (2013)
 34% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

Math
 33% (2013)
 33% (2012)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 9

Reading
 50% (2013)
 48% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

Writing
 34% (2013)
 31% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 55% in 2013.

Math
 22% (2013)
 24% (2012)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 52% (2013)
 51% (2012)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2013.

Science
 30% (2013)
 28% (2012)
The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

Writing
 27% (2013)
 26% (2012)
The state average for Writing was 49% in 2013.

Math
 20% (2013)
 18% (2012)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10.
  • The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in Colorado: An Overview

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 TCAP Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students49%
Female55%
Male44%
Black48%
Asian54%
Hispanic41%
Multiracial56%
American Indian or Alaskan Native59%
White73%
Free lunch eligible41%
Reduced lunch eligible58%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)50%
Proficient in English59%
Immigrant11%
Neither migrant nor immigrant50%

WritingThis District
All Students30%
Female38%
Male24%
Black31%
Asian35%
Hispanic24%
Multiracial27%
American Indian or Alaskan Native37%
White52%
Free lunch eligible24%
Reduced lunch eligible37%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch47%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities33%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)27%
Proficient in English39%
Immigrant4%
Neither migrant nor immigrant31%

MathThis District
All Students49%
Female51%
Male47%
Black43%
Asian57%
Hispanic44%
Multiracial54%
American Indian or Alaskan Native59%
White69%
Free lunch eligible42%
Reduced lunch eligible61%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)53%
Proficient in English55%
Immigrant19%
Neither migrant nor immigrant49%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students44%
Female48%
Male39%
Black44%
Asian50%
Hispanic36%
Multiracial52%
American Indian or Alaskan Native44%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White62%
Free lunch eligible34%
Reduced lunch eligible53%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)6%
Students without disabilities48%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)30%
Proficient in English53%
Immigrant6%
Neither migrant nor immigrant44%

WritingThis District
All Students33%
Female40%
Male27%
Black30%
Asian41%
Hispanic28%
Multiracial37%
American Indian or Alaskan Native33%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White48%
Free lunch eligible25%
Reduced lunch eligible43%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities37%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)22%
Proficient in English38%
Immigrant6%
Neither migrant nor immigrant34%

MathThis District
All Students52%
Female52%
Male51%
Black44%
Asian57%
Hispanic48%
Multiracial55%
American Indian or Alaskan Native61%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Free lunch eligible45%
Reduced lunch eligible61%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)14%
Students without disabilities56%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)49%
Proficient in English56%
Immigrant10%
Neither migrant nor immigrant52%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students48%
Female53%
Male43%
Black43%
Asian47%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial59%
American Indian or Alaskan Native40%
White67%
Free lunch eligible40%
Reduced lunch eligible57%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)33%
Proficient in English56%
Immigrant12%
Neither migrant nor immigrant49%

ScienceThis District
All Students24%
Female23%
Male24%
Black18%
Asian30%
Hispanic18%
Multiracial29%
American Indian or Alaskan Native15%
White46%
Free lunch eligible17%
Reduced lunch eligible26%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)6%
Students without disabilities25%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English32%
Immigrant4%
Neither migrant nor immigrant24%

WritingThis District
All Students38%
Female45%
Male31%
Black36%
Asian42%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial44%
American Indian or Alaskan Native25%
White55%
Free lunch eligible31%
Reduced lunch eligible45%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities41%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)23%
Proficient in English44%
Immigrant7%
Neither migrant nor immigrant39%

MathThis District
All Students43%
Female44%
Male42%
Black35%
Asian52%
Hispanic39%
Multiracial46%
American Indian or Alaskan Native45%
White60%
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligible52%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch59%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities47%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)31%
Proficient in English48%
Immigrant19%
Neither migrant nor immigrant44%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students54%
Female62%
Male47%
Black50%
Asian57%
Hispanic48%
Multiracial66%
American Indian or Alaskan Native60%
White74%
Free lunch eligible47%
Reduced lunch eligible65%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)12%
Students without disabilities59%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)24%
Proficient in English63%
Immigrant2%
Neither migrant nor immigrant55%

WritingThis District
All Students40%
Female49%
Male32%
Black38%
Asian51%
Hispanic36%
Multiracial49%
American Indian or Alaskan Native40%
White53%
Free lunch eligible34%
Reduced lunch eligible53%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch55%
Students with disabilities (IEP)6%
Students without disabilities44%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English45%
Immigrant5%
Neither migrant nor immigrant41%

MathThis District
All Students41%
Female42%
Male41%
Black35%
Asian52%
Hispanic37%
Multiracial45%
American Indian or Alaskan Native52%
White59%
Free lunch eligible34%
Reduced lunch eligible53%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)19%
Proficient in English47%
Immigrant7%
Neither migrant nor immigrant42%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students46%
Female49%
Male43%
Black41%
Asian50%
Hispanic40%
Multiracial60%
American Indian or Alaskan Native59%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White65%
Free lunch eligible38%
Reduced lunch eligible56%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch63%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities50%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)16%
Proficient in English54%
Immigrant3%
Neither migrant nor immigrant47%

WritingThis District
All Students43%
Female50%
Male36%
Black43%
Asian52%
Hispanic37%
Multiracial49%
American Indian or Alaskan Native48%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Free lunch eligible36%
Reduced lunch eligible52%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities46%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)14%
Proficient in English50%
Immigrant7%
Neither migrant nor immigrant44%

MathThis District
All Students31%
Female32%
Male31%
Black25%
Asian46%
Hispanic27%
Multiracial28%
American Indian or Alaskan Native44%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White51%
Free lunch eligible25%
Reduced lunch eligible36%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch46%
Students with disabilities (IEP)6%
Students without disabilities34%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)10%
Proficient in English37%
Immigrant7%
Neither migrant nor immigrant32%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female53%
Male42%
Black42%
Asian46%
Hispanic42%
Multiracial54%
American Indian or Alaskan Native56%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Free lunch eligible40%
Reduced lunch eligible53%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch62%
Students with disabilities (IEP)10%
Students without disabilities51%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)11%
Proficient in English56%
Immigrant11%
Neither migrant nor immigrant48%

ScienceThis District
All Students31%
Female30%
Male32%
Black26%
Asian44%
Hispanic25%
Multiracial45%
American Indian or Alaskan Native45%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Free lunch eligible23%
Reduced lunch eligible39%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch47%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities34%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English39%
Immigrant7%
Neither migrant nor immigrant32%

WritingThis District
All Students40%
Female48%
Male32%
Black34%
Asian44%
Hispanic35%
Multiracial49%
American Indian or Alaskan Native39%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White59%
Free lunch eligible33%
Reduced lunch eligible52%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch52%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities44%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English46%
Immigrant10%
Neither migrant nor immigrant41%

MathThis District
All Students33%
Female33%
Male32%
Black28%
Asian44%
Hispanic27%
Multiracial41%
American Indian or Alaskan Native39%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White52%
Free lunch eligible25%
Reduced lunch eligible40%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities36%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)9%
Proficient in English39%
Immigrant13%
Neither migrant nor immigrant33%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 9
ReadingThis District
All Students50%
Female55%
Male46%
Black43%
Asian57%
Hispanic45%
Multiracial66%
American Indian or Alaskan Native57%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander50%
White67%
Free lunch eligible43%
Reduced lunch eligible53%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)11%
Students without disabilities55%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)11%
Proficient in English58%
Immigrant7%
Neither migrant nor immigrant52%

WritingThis District
All Students34%
Female39%
Male30%
Black26%
Asian50%
Hispanic29%
Multiracial49%
American Indian or Alaskan Native29%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander33%
White52%
Free lunch eligible27%
Reduced lunch eligible42%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch48%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities38%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)4%
Proficient in English41%
Immigrant7%
Neither migrant nor immigrant35%

MathThis District
All Students22%
Female20%
Male23%
Black13%
Asian41%
Hispanic18%
Multiracial35%
American Indian or Alaskan Native32%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander17%
White36%
Free lunch eligible16%
Reduced lunch eligible26%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch34%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities24%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)3%
Proficient in English26%
Immigrant6%
Neither migrant nor immigrant23%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students52%
Female60%
Male44%
Black47%
Asian47%
Hispanic46%
Multiracial63%
American Indian or Alaskan Native63%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander39%
White70%
Free lunch eligible45%
Reduced lunch eligible56%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities56%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English60%
Immigrant15%
Neither migrant nor immigrant52%

ScienceThis District
All Students30%
Female31%
Male29%
Black24%
Asian33%
Hispanic23%
Multiracial36%
American Indian or Alaskan Native44%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander22%
White55%
Free lunch eligible22%
Reduced lunch eligible33%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch42%
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities32%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)3%
Proficient in English39%
Immigrant0%
Neither migrant nor immigrant31%

WritingThis District
All Students27%
Female33%
Male20%
Black24%
Asian25%
Hispanic20%
Multiracial29%
American Indian or Alaskan Native44%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander6%
White47%
Free lunch eligible21%
Reduced lunch eligible28%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch37%
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities29%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)2%
Proficient in English34%
Immigrant8%
Neither migrant nor immigrant27%

MathThis District
All Students20%
Female19%
Male21%
Black14%
Asian28%
Hispanic17%
Multiracial24%
American Indian or Alaskan Native31%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander11%
White34%
Free lunch eligible16%
Reduced lunch eligible26%
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch27%
Students with disabilities (IEP)4%
Students without disabilities22%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)2%
Proficient in English24%
Immigrant5%
Neither migrant nor immigrant21%
Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10.
  • The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in Colorado: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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