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Colorado Measures of Academic Success

Get a preview of the new score reports for the PARCC tests in English language arts and math.

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Graduation Guidelines

Find out more about new graduation requirements and view a menu of options.

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SchoolView

Explore data tools and other resources to help you learn more about Colorado’s schools and districts.

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Our Goals

Start strong. Read by third-grade. Meet or exceed standards. Graduate ready.

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About the Colorado Department of Education

Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state’s education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace.

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News & Events

Colorado graduation rates remain steady; slight rise in dropout rates
Data show a small increase in the state’s high school dropout rate while the on-time graduation rate remained unchanged.
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Statewide student enrollment continues to grow
Statewide preschool through 12th-grade pupil count for the 2015-2016 school year increased by 10,106 over the previous year.
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11th-graders to take the ACT in spring 2016
The department confirmed it has received approval to administer the ACT exam to high school juniors this year.
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CDE uses purposeful communication to build an environment of quality, customer service, credibility and trust.
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CDE takes seriously its obligation to protect the privacy of those whose data is collected, used, shared and stored.
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CDE provides resources to assist parents and students in their school-related needs.
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CDE provides data tools, district and school directories and other resources for student learning.
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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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