Skinner Continues to Make Growth

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Skinner SPF and TCAP News

For the 3rd year in a row, Skinner received a Green or “Meets Expectations” rating in the DPS 2013 School Performance Framework (SPF) rating system.  The SPF is a comprehensive annual review of a school’s performance and its impact on student learning.  The SPF takes two years of data into account as well as multiple measures including:  student achievement, student growth, parent satisfaction and student engagement, reenrollment and retention.

Transitional Colorado Achievement Program (TCAP) testing occurs in the spring and is the State of Colorado accountability system.  The data below references achievements of Skinner’s 2012-13 student body.

  • Median growth percentiles in math increased with an overall score of 65, up 5 from last year
  • Skinner’s 6th grade math median growth percentile posted at 72
  • Skinner has posted an increase in the percentage of students proficient in math since 2010
  • 7th grade writing posted an increase in proficiency by 8%
  • English Language Learners increased in writing proficiency by 17%
  • Skinner has posted an increase in the percentage of students proficient in science since 2009
  • Skinner has posted an increase in the percentage of student proficient in writing since 2009
  • Skinner is in the Top 3 of Overall Growth in Proficiency of any 6-8 program in DPS whether traditional, charter or magnet.
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