Littleton Public Schools is committed to increasing achievement levels for every student.
Students in Littleton Public Schools continue to achieve at high levels. Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) performance highlights from the 2011–2012 school year include:
- Littleton Public Schools students continue to perform at high levels, scoring 13 to 21 percentage points higher at the proficient and advanced levels than the state average in all grades and all subjects tested. LPS typically scores 16 percentage points above the state average.
- LPS students are scoring 13 to 21 percentage points higher at the proficient and advanced levels than the state average in all grades and all subjects tested. LPS typically scores 16 percentage points above the state average.
- Math scores are the highest ever in some areas. Several district-wide reading scores reach an all-time high; unsatisfactory scores decrease. Writing scores continue to improve due to universal literacy framework and the Inspired Writing initiative. Science scores continue to be high. Gaps in student performance continue to shrink.
- District scores increased in 17 of the 27 areas tested. Scores in three areas remained the same. Seven areas tested experienced declines, but the declines in all seven areas were three percentage points proficient and advanced or less. The state experienced similar results with declines in seven areas, increases in 16, and four remaining stable.
- LPS continues to be the only school district in the Denver metro area to be named, “Accredited with Distinction”, the state’s highest academic rating. Only 10 percent of Colorado’s school districts earn this distinction. LPS has earned it three times in three years.