Cortez Middle School

Grades: 6-8

580 students

Cortez Middle School serves 580 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is equal to the state average of 44%.
Cortez Middle School operates within the Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 580 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 580 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 14:1 16:1
American Indian
25%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
16%
32%
White
56%
56%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.60 0.39
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.
46%
34%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,047 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,779 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,007 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 3,047 561
District Total Revenue $27 MM $7 MM
District Spending $28 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,779 $11,613
District Spending / Student $9,007 $12,022
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Montezuma-cortez High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dolores Middle School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mesa Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CortezMontezuma-cortez High School
    206 West 7th St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3722
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 670 students                      
  • CortezMesa Elementary School
    703 West 7th St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3858
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 386 students                      
  • CortezManaugh Elementary School
    300 East 4th St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-7691
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 296 students                      
  • CortezPreschool/jumpstart Elementary School
    510 North Beech St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3372
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK | 86 students                      
  • CortezKemper Elementary School
    620 East Montezuma
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3737
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 394 students                      

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