Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy

375 S Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 385 students in grades 5-8, Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy's student population of 385 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1482 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10%
32%
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29%
45%
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(20-21)
≤10%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
96%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
2%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
23%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy's ranking?
Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy is ranked #1482 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy often compared to?
Kipp Sunshine Peak Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Kepner Beacon Middle School, Strive Prep - Kepner by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy?
385 students attend Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy?
Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy offer ?
Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy part of?
In what neighborhood is Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy located?
Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy is located in the West neighborhood of Denver, CO. There are 24 other public schools located in West.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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