Ratings

8
out of 10

GreatSchools Rating

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

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Rating Breakdown
Test score rating6
The test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in the state. Test scores are based on 2014-15 CMAS test scores.
Student growth rating9
The student growth rating measures whether students at this school are making academic progress over time. Specifically, the rating looks at how much progress individual students have made on reading and math assessments during the past year or more. This rating is based on 2012-13 and 2013-14 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Colorado.
College readiness rating8
The college readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond. This rating is based on composite ACT scores and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2014-15.
Methodology
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B
Elementary School
B
Middle School

Colorado School Grade

Colorado School Grades includes student academic growth in its rating of overall school performance. Colorado School Grades worked with the Center for Education Policy Analysis at the University of Colorado at Denver and R-Squared Research, LLC to calculate the grades using statewide test score data as well as the exact same variables and weights as the Colorado Department of Education's School Performance Framework.

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Rating Breakdown
Elementary School - Colorado School Rank281.0
Elementary School - Colorado Overall Achievement GradeC
Elementary School - Colorado Math Achievement GradeC
Elementary School - Colorado Overall Growth GradeB
Elementary School - Colorado Math Growth GradeB-
Elementary School - Colorado ELA Achievement GradeB-
Elementary School - Colorado ELA Growth GradeB
Middle School - Colorado School Rank136.0
Middle School - Colorado Overall Achievement GradeC
Middle School - Colorado Math Achievement GradeC
Middle School - Colorado Overall Growth GradeB
Middle School - Colorado Math Growth GradeB
Middle School - Colorado ELA Achievement GradeB-
Middle School - Colorado ELA Growth GradeB
High School - Colorado Overall Achievement GradeC+
High School - Colorado Math Achievement GradeB-
High School - Colorado Overall Growth GradeC+
High School - Colorado ELA Achievement GradeB-
High School - Colorado ELA Growth GradeC

Cross-state ratings

   
SchoolGrades.org rating C
Learn more about this school's SchoolGrades.org rating http://schoolgrades.org/schools/12025

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  • SchoolGrades.org uses a rigorous, common standard to compare schools across the United States. It adjusts for differences in academic standards across the states and accounts for each school’s unique economic profile. School letter grades are based on how well students perform based on an international standard of excellence.
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Student Group Comparison

How does this school serve different groups of students?

Red = Bottom 30% of schools in the state, Orange = Middle 40% of schools in the state, Green = Top 30% of schools in the state
= State Avg.
All students
87%
400 students
White
86%
70% of population
Hispanic
100%
17% of population
Asian
0%
3% of population
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
<1% of population
Native American or Native Alaskan
0%
 
African American
0%
 
Multiracial
100%
 
All students
87%
400 students
Economically disadvantaged
75%
22% of population
Migrant
0%
 
English language learners
0%
 
Students with disabilities
33%
 
All students
87%
400 students
Female
83%
54% of population
Male
92%
45% of population

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Test scores

The bar charts below tell what percentage of students are performing at or above grade-level.

READ Act


Showing results for all students

Reading

About the test

The Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act, passed in 2012, requires that all Colorado kindergarten through third-grade students be assessed early in the school year to identify potential reading deficiencies. The goal of the READ Act Assessment is to make sure that all students are competent readers by spring of their third-grade year and ready for fourth grade curriculum. The test was administered for the first time in the 2014-2015 school year. The READ Act requires teachers to assess the literacy development in the areas of phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary development (including oral skills), reading fluency, and reading comprehension.

Source: Colorado Department of Education


College readiness

The path to college

This school
State
87%
GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL
77%


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AP courses and testing

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College entrance testing

Average ACT score (1-36 scale)
22
This school's average
20
State average
Source: See notes

The ACT

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Where graduates go after high school

  This school
Students attending any higher learning institution 67%
Graduates who need remediation, or help strengthening basic skills 27%
College-going students who enroll for a second year 79%
Source: See notes
Colleges students typically attend after graduation Colorado State University
  University of Colorado
  Colorado School of Mines
% Graduates going to a 4 year college 80
% Graduates going to a 2 year college 8
% Graduates going into military service 2
% Graduates going into vocational programs 0
% Graduates going directly into the workforce 0
For the year 2013

Sources

Cross-state ratings SchoolGrades.org, 2014-2015
  NCES, 2014-2015
The path to college CO Dept of Education, 2014-2015
AP courses and testing Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012
The ACT CO Dept of Education, 2012-2013
Where graduates go after high school CO Dept of Education, 2013-2014
  CO Dept of Education, 2012-2013