Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy

  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy serves 400 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy's student population of 400 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#960 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
97%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
53%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.060.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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