West Jefferson Middle School

West Jefferson Middle School serves 546 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
West Jefferson Middle School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 546 students
West Jefferson Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
West Jefferson Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Jefferson Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
West Jefferson Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
West Jefferson Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
32%
West Jefferson Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
White
89%
56%
West Jefferson Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups West Jefferson Middle School Sch Ethnicity West Jefferson 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.
0.20 0.38
West Jefferson 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.
11%
34%
West Jefferson 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.
5%
7%
West Jefferson 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.
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 Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School 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 Conifer Senior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bradford Intermediate School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Jefferson Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ConiferWest Jefferson Elementary School
    26501 Barkley Rd
    ConiferCO 80433
    (303)982-2975
    0.6 mi | 338 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ConiferConifer Senior High School
    10441 County Hwy 73
    ConiferCO 80433
    (303)982-5255
    1.3 mi | 863 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EvergreenMarshdale Elementary School
    26663 North Turkey Creek Rd
    EvergreenCO 80439
    (303)982-5188
    2.8 mi | 289 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • EvergreenHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Evergreen High School
    29300 Buffalo Rd
    EvergreenCO 80439
    (303)982-5140
    5.4 mi | 1011 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EvergreenWilmot Elementary School
    5124 South Hatch Dr
    EvergreenCO 80439
    (303)982-5370
    5.5 mi | 382 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 18, 2011 - It may score well on CSAP, thereby creating a good school report card, but overall we were disappointed by the level of apathy of teachers and administration. Our child felt UNSAFE in school. She was bullied. Teachers were unsupportive, quite clearly demonstrating to us during parent/teacher conferences that they're SUBJECT matter was most important--not children. A unfortunate circumstance to be in. Watch out for: 1. BULLYING--seems to be rampant but well-hidden. 2. SRO officers who question your child without another adult in the room...and without talking with you first. Isn't that a violation of Civil Rights? 3. APATHY!!! Even when withdrawing our child from the school, no one figured to ask WHY...beyond, please fill out this here form. If you have a choice, as you do in Colorado, maybe choose another venue--even if it means having to drive your child a little out of the way for another school. At any rate, bus fees per child next year are $150. - Posted by Parent

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