Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy

  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy serves 422 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy's student population of 422 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kipp Sunshine Peak Academy is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#984 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
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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
94%
34%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
1%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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