In a recent A+ report released by DPS, Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences ranked third in the entire district among all elementary and middle schools with math growth for our multi-racial students.
How Much are DPS Students Learning?
To better compare like-schools based on their demographics, every school in the state of Colorado was assigned a School Demographic Score. This methodology mirrors closely what Denver Public Schools uses to compare similar schools, and is based on research of student factors that are often correlated to academic performance on standardized tests. The Index was calculated according to the following formula:
A+ then produced a correlation between student performance in the school (percent of students meeting grade-level standards on PARCC 2016) and the School Demographic Index.