O'connell Middle School

1275 South Teller St,

Lakewood, CO, 80232

Tel: (303)982-8383
Grades: 7-8

548 students

O'connell Middle School serves 548 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
O'connell Middle School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 548 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 548 students
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 15:1
15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
72%
32%
Black
2%
5%
White
16%
56%
Unknown
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.46
0.58
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 73%
34%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 85,793 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
n/a
Number of Students Managed 85,793
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alameda High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Carmody Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lasley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Recommended February 28, 2012 - Falcon Bluffs will play your 7th grade girls basketball team this afternoon. Your team has many good shooters, however, they are also trash talkers. The language is atrocious and I hope someone can explain to the team that the language they use does not reflect well on O'connell. I'm a concerned grand-parent - Posted by Parent

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