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Colorado Report Card Gives Aspen Charter School An "A+"

Dec 15, 2014

An Aspen charter school ranks high in a new statewide school report card, while a Carbondale high school receives an "F" grade.
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The Aspen Community School is one of the top-ranked schools in the state, according to a new analysis. The school near Woody Creek, ranked six out of 500 middle schools.

The organization Colorado School Grades releases its report card annually. Nearly 2000 public schools are ranked. The group uses data from the Colorado Department of Education and a formula that looks at academic achievement, academic growth and gaps in education.

In 2014, the Aspen Community charter School received an “A-plus” for grades six through eight. Other local schools received grades. Aspen High School scored a “B-plus” and Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale received a “C,” as did Glenwood Springs High School. Bridges High School in Carbondale was one of the lowest scoring high schools in the state. For the full list, CLICK HERE.