Most of the schools with the highest scores on the latest Colorado Measures of Academic Success – or CMAS – test results are located in the Denver metro area.
Three schools had top scores in both math and English Language Arts categories. They were Polaris Elementary in Denver, Dennison Elementary School in Lakewood and Zach Elementary School in Fort Collins.
The Colorado Department of Education released the 2023 CMAS results on Thursday.
The tests are graded on a scale of 650 to 850. Scores at 750 or above means that students met or exceeded expectations, an indication that they are on track to being ready for college or a career, according to the agency.
Here are the schools with the highest scores in both the English Language Arts and math categories:
Top five performing schools in English Language Arts
- Polaris Elementary, Denver; Denver Public Schools; 799
- Dennison Elementary School, Lakewood; Jeffco Public Schools; 791
- Zach Elementary, Fort Collins; Poudre School District; 791
- Hulstrom K-8 School, Northglenn; Adams 12 Five Star Schools; 784
- Challenge School, Denver; Cherry Creek School District; 782
Top five performing schools in math
- Polaris Elementary School, Denver; Denver Public Schools: 790
- Zach Elementary, Fort Collins; Poudre School District; 782
- Dennison Elementary School, Lakewood; Jeffco Public Schools; 780
- High Peaks Elementary School, Boulder; Boulder Valley School District; 779
- Summit Middle School, Boulder ;Boulder Valley School District; 779
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