FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Melissa Reeves, firstname.lastname@example.org, Jeffco Public Schools, 303-982-6567
Lynn Setzer, email@example.com, Jeffco Public Schools, 303-982-6810
JEFFCO OUTPERFORMS THE STATE IN TCAP RESULTS
The 2011-12 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) achievement results show the district is outperforming the state in all grade levels and content areas — reading, writing, math and science. Jeffco’s scores range from three to 11 percent higher than those of the state.
Jeffco’s biggest point of pride is the above average growth in math at elementary, middle and high school. Additional points of pride include:
Jeffco exceeds the state by an average of:
A three-year trend of scores shows that Jeffco is holding steady across most grade levels in reading and continues to outpace the state at all grade levels.
“These scores show us that our students and staff are continuing our traditions of academic excellence. We’ve shown gains, but we still have work to do to make sure every one of our kids is college and career ready. TCAP is just one measure of the great work being done in our schools,” said Jeffco Superintendent Cindy Stevenson.
Colorado students in grades three through 10 take the TCAP tests which replaced the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) this year.