The new analysis also shows there are not enough good schools in all Denver neighborhoods.
Denver Public Schools
A provocative new documentary on race prompted a rich and provocative discussion among students in an English class at Colorado Academy.
Of the district’s 154 schools, 60 percent of students attend a school that meets expectations.
Eight Denver high schools will be able to expand their STEM programs -- science, technology, engineering and math – and other programs through $9.3 million in grants.
The report also found Denver students are better prepared for college than they were four years ago, but nearly all the gains came from more affluent students.