Vikan Middle School

Vikan Middle School serves 552 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Vikan Middle School operates within the Brighton No. 27j School District.

Overview

The student population of 552 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 552 students
Vikan Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Vikan Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Vikan Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Vikan Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Vikan Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
63%
32%
Vikan Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Vikan Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
32%
56%
Vikan Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Vikan Middle School Sch Ethnicity Vikan 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.
0.50 0.39
Vikan Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
50%
34%
Vikan Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Vikan Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,668 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Brighton No. 27j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 15,668 594
Brighton   No. 27j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $123 MM $7 MM
Brighton   No. 27j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $154 MM $7 MM
Brighton   No. 27j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,967 $11,613
Brighton   No. 27j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,216 $12,022
Brighton   No. 27j 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 Brighton Heritage Academy (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Brighton Heritage Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brighton Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award South Elementary School
    305 South 5th Ave
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-2600
    0.4  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Brighton Southeast Elementary School
    1595 Southern St
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)866-2680
    0.5  mi  |  628  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Brighton Brighton Heritage Academy
    Alternative School
    830 Bridge St
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-2850
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  123  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Brighton Sd 27j Preschool At The Brighton Lrc
    1850 Egbert
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (720)685-5490
    0.8  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Brighton North Elementary School
    89 North 6th Ave
    Brighton , CO , 80601
    (303)655-2500
    0.8  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Brighton, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.44, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Brighton is Alexander Hamilton Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.