Sheridan Middle School

Sheridan Middle School serves 296 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Sheridan Middle School operates within the Sheridan No. 2 School District.

Overview

The student population of 296 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 296 students
Sheridan Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Sheridan Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sheridan Middle School 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 0.38 is equal to 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 14:1 16:1
Sheridan Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Sheridan Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
77%
32%
Sheridan Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
5%
5%
Sheridan Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
16%
56%
Sheridan Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Sheridan Middle School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sheridan Middle School Sch Ethnicity Sheridan 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.
0.38 0.38
Sheridan 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.
84%
34%
Sheridan 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.
6%
7%
Sheridan Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,506 students has grown by 52% over five years.
School District Name Sheridan No. 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,506 581
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $22 MM n/a
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM n/a
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,131 $0
Sheridan   No. 2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,173 $0
Sheridan   No. 2 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 Summit Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dsst: College View Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sheridan Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DenverDsst: College View Middle School
    Charter School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    DenverCO 80236
    (303)524-6374
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 136 students | Gr. 6                      
  • DenverSummit Academy
    Alternative School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)423-3054
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 224 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DenverSouthwest Early College High School
    Charter School
    3001 South Federal Blvd
    DenverCO 80236
    (303)935-5473
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 324 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EnglewoodSheridan Elementary School
    3700 South Knox Court
    EnglewoodCO 80150
    (720)833-6989
    0.7 mi | 616 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DenverCollege View Elementary School
    2675 South Decatur St
    DenverCO 80219
    (720)424-8660
    0.8 mi | 459 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.