District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Platte Canyon 1 School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Platte Canyon 1 School District

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
March 04, 2023
If i could give this 0 stars i would. I faced tons of racism there and the teachers didn't even care. I watched other black students be called the n word and when she got mad and tried to call the kid... More
Parent / Guardian
October 08, 2022
Zero stars . This school turns a blind eye to bullying after it is reported. Counsler and principles do not have childrens best interest in mind. I have asked for help from the consuler and she said... More
Parent / Guardian
May 29, 2022
Great school's rating of DCES is not accurate. This a rare find , as both students and teachers are happy. DCES is an intergenerational school. Many staff members attended the school themselves with... More
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