LPS 3rd grade reading scores soar!
Date: Monday, May 14, 2012
Littleton Public Schools’ third graders posted record-high scores on this year’s Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) reading test since the inception of CSAP in 1998. Out of the 1,056 LPS third graders tested, 88 percent scored proficient or advanced on the 2012 TCAP reading test, compared to 74 percent at the state level. LPS is outscoring the state average by 14 percentage points - its largest margin since 2002.
Gains were made in 9 of 15 LPS elementary schools:
- Five schools experienced substantial gains;
- Two schools experienced double-digit gains;
- Five schools experienced their highest scores in the past 10 years;
- More than half of LPS schools are scoring 90 percent or higher proficient and advanced;
- 93 percent of LPS schools are scoring above the state average;
- 87 percent of LPS schools are scoring 80 percent or higher proficient and advanced;
- 73 percent of LPS schools are above the state average in students scoring advanced.