Sterling Middle School

1177 Pawnee St,

Sterling, CO, 80751-4902

Tel: (970)522-1041
Grades: 6-8

444 students

Sterling Middle School serves 444 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Sterling Middle School operates within the No. Re-1, Valley School District.

Overview

The student population of 444 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 444 students
Sterling Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Sterling Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sterling 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 0.49 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 14:1 15:1
Sterling Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Sterling Middle School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
27%
32%
Sterling Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Sterling Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
66%
56%
Sterling Middle School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.49 0.58
Sterling Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
39%
34%
Sterling Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
12%
7%
Sterling Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,994 students has grown by 20% over five years.
School District Name No. Re-1, Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,994 554
District Total Revenue $24 MM $7 MM
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $7 MM
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,497 $11,613
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,158 $12,022
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sterling High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lone Star Middle School (27.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Campbell Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sterling Sterling High School
    407 West Broadway
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-2944
    0.3  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sterling Campbell Elementary School
    902 Clark
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-2515
    0.7  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Sterling Smith High School
    Alternative School
    201 South 11th Ave
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-5079
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sterling Hagen Early Education Center
    301 Hagen St
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-0432
    1.3  mi  |  151  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Sterling Ayres Elementary School
    1812 Robin Rd
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-1409
    2  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

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