Students on par with state academic averages

Students on par with state academic averages
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — White students blew past the average in statewide academic testing, and Hispanic students are closing the gap. Colorado’s Department of Education on Thursday released standardized test results, the TCAP. Overall, Eagle County’s students were average with the rest of the state. However, breaking the data out by ethnic groups reveals results that are markedly different. Eagle County’s schools have Colorado’s third-highest percentages of English Language Learners, 34.4 percent; Denver County was 36.9 percent and Lake County was 35.1 percent, according to the Colorado Children’s Campaign. The state average percentage of English learners is 14.4 percent per school district. …

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