|Today at approximately 9:00 am EMS, EHS, FHS, RCE and all administrative buildings are in LOCKOUT. Students and staff are in the buildings and classes are being conducted as normal. The buildings are locked, perimeters are secure. SHE is in heightened alert. Elizabeth Police is looking for a man in the area that may be armed. Please do not call, telephone lines and cell towers are needed for emergency calls. Please do not drive to the school or administrative buildings, additional traffic will interfere with safety procedures and duties of law enforcement. |
Update 12:25 pm. The Elizabeth Police Department and the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office are actively looking for the man who may be harmful to himself. Information from law enforcement indicated that there were no threats made against individuals or institutions. They are hopeful to have the situation resolved within the next hour or two. SHE remains in heightened alert. All other schools and administration buildings remain in lockout.
Update: 2:00pm The lockout has been lifted for Elizabeth Schools, including Legacy Academy. Heightened alert at Singing Hills Elementary has also been lifted. Bus routes will run as normal. After school and evening activities remain on schedule as planned unless notified otherwise. There will be increased police presence around the school throughout the afternoon.
Current CSAP Reports
BOE CSAP Summary-Comparison 2010 to 2011
BOE CASP Summary-Comparison 2009 to 2011
District Accreditation Report 2011
EHS Accreditation Report 2011
EMS Accreditation Report 2011
FHS Accreditation Report 2011
RCE Accreditation Report 2011
SHE Accreditation Report 2011
Building Schedules for TCAP Spring 2012
Running Creek Elementary Singing Hills Elementary
Elizabeth Middle School Elizabeth High School
Frontier High School
- TCAP tests students reading, writing, and math skills in grades 3-10. Students in grades 5, 8, and 10 also are tested in science.
- CTAP is administered in the spring of each year. Each test includes multiple choice, short answers, and long essay questions. Each test takes from 60 to 65 minutes, depending on the grade level.
- Based on their performance, students receive a rating of unsatisfactory, partially proficient, proficient or advanced.
- CELA tests a student’s ability to listen to, speak, read, and write in English. CELA is used to test only those students kindergarten through 12th grade that are not yet fully proficient in the English language.
- CELA is administered in January of each year. Each test requires students to listen and respond to directions, speak in words, sentences, and phrases, and read and write in English. Each test takes about 1 hour, depending on the grade level.
- Based on their performance, students will receive a designation of non-English proficient, limited English proficient, or fully English proficient.
- DIBELS is administered to students in grades K-3 (some schools use DIBELS up to and including the 6th grade).
- DIBELS is administered by the teacher in the fall, winter, and spring.
- Students will be classified as at risk, at some risk, and at low risk.
- DRA2 helps teachers to determine independent reading level and instructional needs and primarily is administered to grades kindergarten to 3rd grade students at least once during the school year.
- The test uses benchmarked reading books ranging from levels A to 40 to determine the reading level for students.
- Students are scored on reading engagement, fluency, and comprehension.
- CSAPA tests students reading, writing, and math skills in grades 3-10. Students in grades 5, 8, and 10 also are tested in science.
- CSAPA is administered in the spring of each year. Rather than paper and pencil tests, students are rated on their response to tasks presented by the teacher.
- Based on their performance, students receive a rating of inconclusive, emerging, exploring, developing, or novice.
- CO ACT tests English, mathematics, reading, and science. Students in grade 11 are tested each year in the spring.
- Students may take the National ACT again in the 12th grade as a part of their college entrance requirements.
- Students receive an overall composite score and subtest scores for each content area.
The Colorado Department of Education's SchoolView Web site provides the results for all district and individual school performance data. Additional information about ESD’s performance can be found in the annual report to the community, on each school's online profile.