Originally posted on EdNewsColorado, August 8, 2012. Copyright © EdNewsColorado.org
Read here. Written by Nancy Mitchell.
Nearly 70 percent of the state’s students are reading at grade level, a slight increase over 2011. About 56 percent are proficient or above in math, essentially flat over last year. Fewer students – or 54 percent – are writing at grade level, a marginal decline. Science scores are slightly up, with 49 percent of students achieving proficiency.
The Transitional Colorado Assessment Program replaced the Colorado Student Assessment Program this past spring as educators and students transition to new state academic standards.
These results are a performance “snapshot” on a given day or days. To see how schools are progressing over time, check the EdNews database showing 2012 academic growth numbers.