Altona Middle School

Altona Middle School serves 636 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Altona Middle School operates within the St. Vrain Valley No. Re1j School District.

Overview

The student population of 636 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 636 students
Altona Middle School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Altona Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Altona Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Altona Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
3%
Altona Middle School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
12%
32%
Altona Middle School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Altona Middle School Black (2006-2012)
White
75%
56%
Altona Middle School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Altona Middle School Sch Ethnicity Altona Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.58
Altona Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
34%
Altona Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
Altona Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,278 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name St. Vrain Valley No. Re1j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
3
Number of Students Managed 28,278 554
St. Vrain Valley   No. Re1j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $7 MM
St. Vrain Valley   No. Re1j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $224 MM $7 MM
St. Vrain Valley   No. Re1j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,616 $11,613
St. Vrain Valley   No. Re1j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,704 $12,022
St. Vrain Valley   No. Re1j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Silver Creek High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sunset Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eagle Crest Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Longmont Eagle Crest Elementary School
    4444 Clover Basin Dr
    Longmont , CO , 80503
    (303)485-6073
    0.1  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Longmont Blue Mountain Elementary School
    1260 Mountain Dr
    Longmont , CO , 80503
    (720)652-8220
    0.6  mi  |  532  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Longmont Silver Creek High School
    4901 Nelson Rd
    Longmont , CO , 80503
    (720)494-3721
    0.6  mi  |  1036  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Longmont St. Vrain Community Montossori School
    Charter School
    1067 South Hover St Pmb E235
    Longmont , CO , 80501
    (303)682-4339
    Charter School
    1.7  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Longmont Flagstaff Charter Academy
    Charter School
    1841 Left Hand Circle
    Longmont , CO , 80501
    (303)651-7900
    Charter School
    2  mi  |  870  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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