The Colorado Department of Education recently released some of its data from the Colorado Measures of Academic Success test, which tested fourth- and seventh-graders in social studies and fifth- and eighth-graders in science. According to the article, fourth-graders scored 15 percentage points higher that the state average in the highest category of “Strong and Distinguished,” while seventh-graders scored 10 percent higher. As for science, fifth-graders and eighth-graders scored 20 and 19 percentage points higher, respectively.
The article also noted that some of LPS schools’ overall scores slipped down from previous years.
This local update courtesy of your Littleton Community Expert.