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Woodrow Wilson Charter Academy

Charter | K-8 | 609 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2013:
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2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
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Posted October 26, 2013

My children attended from 1st grade on. After graduating, they have excelled in both high school and college! They immediately enrolled in advanced level courses in high school and their strong academic, social and organizational training is evident on a daily basis. I love that the school "refuses to teach to the test"!! Though the schools scores far exceed both district and state scores, they continue to teach a very broad curriculum that includes many, many things that are not on the test but that helped my kids succeed. Their specials (elementary) and electives (middle school) courses far exceed anything I have found in other schools both in quality and if what is offered. All I can say is stop in and see what you think. I think you will love the open, friend, family community that is focused on students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2013

All in all, it's a pretty good school. I like their elementary better than their middle school. They are not a no-homework school. And their PE is not very good, in my opinion. If you're considering the school, come hang out during pick-up, and chat with the parents who are waiting to pick-up their kids. Also, look through their website. My child has been attending for 4 years at the time I am writing this review.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2013

I have kids in both elementary and middle school. I believe the teachers are involved and provide the best education possible for them. I believe they are trying to keep the kids current in the classrooms and provides leading edge technology. We have no regrets moving our kids to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 28, 2013

The crowd of students is amazing, its just the teachers. They treat you terribly after you slip up I mean after a small slip up. The electives choice you get as being a student in middle school is simply amazing. The last couple of years for me have been terrible for my friends and I, we all look forward to moving schools


Posted May 9, 2013

My child had a great experience at this school. He had the worlds best kindergarten teacher -the most welcoming, energetic and positive teacher any parent could ever dream of having for their child. The core knowledge program is fantastic, he learned more in one year than one month at his current school. They divide the kids into different classrooms for reading and math which is a perfect concept and should be used at all schools. The teachers and families seems like one big extended family, people are welcoming and my child always wanted to go to school. The only negatives at this school are a Spanish Teacher that shows movies and really doesn't know how to teach at all and a PE teacher that is not creative, fun or knowledgable about different sports/activities nor exposing the kids to different activites and sports. Otherwise, amazing school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2012

Good: WWA is usefully web-enabled -- the web site is informative and a lot of communication is via email. Teachers are generally responsive to concerns. There are a fair number of extracurriculars. The Core Knowledge curriculum ensures adequate coverage in the humanities subjects, and the school is not (yet) totally teach-to-the-test. Homework level seems appropriate -- not too little, not too much. Not-so-good: Science education is weak. Parental involvement is uneven -- a few dedicated insiders, but many who don't and/or can't help or donate. Classroom management is often inefficient, leaving insufficient time for instruction or recess. Teachers are overworked and stressed and they lack the time and resources to innovate. Admin is getting more bureaucratic, and they waste time on Core Virtues assemblies and other ceremonials. Bullying still goes on. Culturally, WWA is a great place for mainstreamers -- i.e., those who are extroverted, churchgoing, of average intelligence, politically moderate to conservative, devoted to organized sports, and settled in the area. If you don't fit this profile, you may find that you're generally tolerated but not really trusted or liked.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 19, 2011

I love this school! I really can't say enough good things about WWA! This is our 4th year at the school and I currently have a 3rd and 1st grader. I couldn't be happier with the education my children are getting. My kids are challenged to not only do their best, but to BE their best. They know that expectations are high and they know that their teachers (and staff) care about them. Most importantly, my kids LOVE school. They cannot wait to go every morning and have a true love of learning. It is wonderful! One of the most special things about WWA is that it is not just a school, but a community of people who care about each other. We feel so blessed to be connected to this amazing group of teachers, administrators, and families that make up WWA! Choosing a school for my children was a very difficult decision. I must say that I made the best decision when I enrolled them in WWA!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 31, 2010

We chose this school because it offered the opportunity to challenge our oldest daughter and have never been let down. We love the staff and feel very blessed to be part of this amazing community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 26, 2010

WWA is THE school of choice. Not only did the teachers and staff challenge my kids in many different ways, they kept them excited to keep learning and wanting to do more. After 8 years of being at WWA, my kids are both in high school now, both are thriving. and both felt VERY prepared for their high school years. Thank you WWA for giving my kids such a strong foundation on which they can build their education not only in high school, but also in college and beyond!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2010

My daughter started Kindergarten at this school and has is now in the 5th grade. My son is in the 1st grade. I can't express how much I love this school. The teachers and staff, including the principal have done a fabulous job teaching my kids. Last year we had a family emergency that impacted my children. The school support and the help my kids went way beyond my expectations. This school never stops amazing me. I am a PROUD WWA parent!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2010

Just walking through the halls your know this school does it right. The kids are disciplined and in control. the Teachers are SUPERSTARS! The principal is outgoing and personable. We love this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2010

WWA is an amazing school and it is community within a community. These students are learning so much, not only high academics, but about life as well. When someone in our community needs help, this school rallies around like nothing I have seen before in my life! My kids are so happy there and can't wait to go to school everyday. The expectations are HIGH, which I find hard to believe that parents wouldn't want that for their kids. The middle school is amazing, with electives and an athletic program that no other area schools offer. My family gives their hearts and souls to WWA and would recommend it to anyone. The administration and staff are caring and open. I LOVE WWA!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2010

This is my 4th year at WWA and I admit my families 1st year was rough in the beginning months. We were ready to change schools!! But after sitting down with the staff and Tim, we are soooo glad we stayed :-) Things have worked out beautifully!!! Now BOTH of my kids are blooming like weeds and I feel they will conquer the world. We love WWA!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2010

My son moved on to high school this year after 8 years at WWA. It was scary going from a small charter school to a big public high school, but I'm so glad we decided to leave him at WWA for middle school. Compared to his peers at high school, he said he feels much better prepared because of everything they do at WWA to teach the kids organization, study skills, report writing, etc.. The "9th Grade Done Right" program at WWA really works -- thanks WWA!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2010

My son had a horrible experience at another school, and we were on the waitlist fir WWA, luckily they called us and my son got in for 1st grade. For the last 7 years, this school has gone above and beyond for him and other students! Having such a horrible experience with the other publuc school, I wasn't expecting all the love and support they showed my son to help him love school again. He's now in 7th grade and he'll continue through 8th grade at WWA. As soon as my dauhgter turns 5 she'll attend their as weell. Id reccomend this school to anyone that'll listen!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2010

It has sadden me what this school has become. We have taken our children out as well, it was so unfortunate that our children had to go through the worst scool year ever! Lack of comunication with facuilty, Principal & AP with major issues, seemed not to matter. We had no response from facuilty; no return phone calls, letters,etc. However we do commend the front office for being so supportive & understanding! My children are alot happier now at their new school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2010

I was very surprised to read that other parents were encouraged to move their students to another school. We too were tactfully suggested to look at area public schools. Most children who are slower paced are not given "academic accommodations". We are choosing to remain with the school and hope that WWA will help meet the needs of our student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2010

Very saddened to have to leave this school after 5 years of attendancde. This school has progressively gotten worse and the children have progressively had to pay for the teachers and administrative lack of caring about the children. It is all about the numbers to them, they are over ratio in their classrooms and they just do not seem to care anymore. It is so sad because this school could have been a great one! we will be attending another school next year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2010

WWA has exceeded all my expectations this year. Both my kids attend WWA and have serious issues that require significant classroom and academic accommodations. WWA bent over backwards to ensure my children's success this year, and that has been the case with WWA for the 8 years we've been there. I have heard horror stories from other parents in my situation who have their kids in "regular" schools and I'm always proud to report the exemplary experience we've had at WWA. If WWA can provide a successfully enriching and academically appropriate environment for my children -- one with cancer and one with a brain injury -- I have to believe they are up to the task for most any family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2010

This year has proven to be very disheartening. Last year I was assured that my child's needs would be met. I was quite impressed with the staff and my child's progress. This year the care and concern were nonexistent. I had to explain to my child that the friends and environment that had become familiar for the past two years were going to have to be left behind. Woodrow brags on their website about outperforming students from area schools. It becomes apparent that this is accomplished by thinning the herd and students who move at a slower pace are advised to seek their educational needs elsewhere.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
76%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
64%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 57% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
60%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 61% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 67% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
43%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 56% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
66%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students91%
Female95%
Male89%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English91%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant91%

Reading

All Students89%
Female95%
Male86%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities92%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English89%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant89%

Writing

All Students64%
Female72%
Male60%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities65%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English63%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

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.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students93%
Female91%
Male96%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities93%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English96%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant93%

Reading

All Students91%
Female97%
Male83%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)92%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant91%

Writing

All Students81%
Female88%
Male70%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch79%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant81%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

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.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students73%
Female77%
Male65%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)78%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant73%

Reading

All Students75%
Female80%
Male65%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant75%

Science

All Students46%
Female43%
Male53%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)51%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities48%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English46%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant46%

Writing

All Students71%
Female74%
Male65%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities74%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English71%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

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.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students81%
Female88%
Male75%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English82%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant81%

Reading

All Students77%
Female88%
Male68%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch77%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant77%

Writing

All Students62%
Female76%
Male50%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities63%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English62%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

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.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students75%
Female75%
Male75%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English75%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant75%

Reading

All Students86%
Female84%
Male88%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch88%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities87%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant86%

Writing

All Students73%
Female78%
Male63%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English74%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

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.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students79%
Female81%
Male78%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities84%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant79%

Reading

All Students79%
Female94%
Male70%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch76%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant79%

Science

All Students58%
Female56%
Male59%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch58%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities61%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English60%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant58%

Writing

All Students68%
Female81%
Male59%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch66%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant68%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

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.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 TCAP results from the state of Colorado.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math, English Language Arts, and Writing from the state of Colorado.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 82% 57%
Hispanic 13% 32%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 3%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Westminster, CO 80021
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