I wouldn't be surprised if Littleton High School isn't quite as good though
because even back then it was borderline to a bad part of town. My sister
and I were protected by being in honor's classes from most of the effects
of being in class with low performing students. But I imagine that the
school has more poor and minority students and has gotten rid of the honors
classes probably since that would be considered tracking in the modern age.
But the rest of the district is probably far enough from the mass of poor
and minority students and the dysfunctions that accompany them to still be
But I am just guessing. I had no idea how good the schools were that I
attended until I started teaching in Southern California and found out that
best schools in the Southern California are really a joke compared to the
Littleton schools I attended.