Start with the Facts 2014: At the Base of a Climb

Each year, A+ Denver produces a brief summary about the state of DPS. Last year, we highlighted the persisting achievement gap between low-income and non-low income students. Despite district gains on TCAP and ACT testing and increased graduation rates, low-income children did not improve as quickly as non-low income students. In the district’s lowest performing schools last year, almost nine out of ten students were low income.