O'connell Middle School

O'connell Middle School serves 509 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% 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 509 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 509 students
O'connell Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
O'connell Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade O'connell Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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
O'connell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
O'connell Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
O'connell Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
75%
32%
O'connell Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
5%
O'connell Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
17%
56%
O'connell Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
O'connell Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups O'connell Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.41 0.39
O'connell Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
75%
34%
O'connell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
11%
7%
O'connell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,547 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,925 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,162 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,547 561
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Alameda International 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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  • DenverAlameda International High School
    1255 South Wadsworth Blvd
    DenverCO 80232
    (303)982-8160
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 832 students                      
  • DenverLasley Elementary School
    1401 South Kendall St
    DenverCO 80226
    (303)982-9720
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 554 students                      
  • DenverPatterson Elementary School
    1263 South Dudley St
    DenverCO 80232
    (303)982-8470
    1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 592 students                      
  • DenverDeane Elementary School
    580 South Harlan St
    DenverCO 80226
    (303)982-9655
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 501 students                      
  • DenverBelmar Elementary School
    885 South Garrison St
    DenverCO 80226
    (303)982-8220
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 370 students                      

School Reviews

  • 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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