Education

Ten Colorado High Schools That Send the Most Low-Income Students to Good Colleges

"Missing the Bus: Colorado's Elite College Access Gap," a new report from A+ Denver, suggests that equal educational opportunities for all students in the state remains a distant goal. Among the findings: "Even though 42 percent of students in Colorado qualify as low-income, a non-low-income student is more than 12 times as likely to go to a top-tier college -- a list that includes several Colorado colleges."

Which high schools send the most low-income students to good colleges? We've got the top ten below, featuring photos and A+ Denver data -- and you'll note that the figures leave a lot to be desired for most of the schools on this roster. We've also included the complete report. See it all below.

See also: Photos: Ten Best Colorado High Schools According to U.S. News & World Report

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