Smiley Middle School

Smiley Middle School serves 135 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Smiley Middle School operates within the No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District.

School Overview

The student population of 135 students has declined by 50% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 135 students
Smiley Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Smiley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Smiley Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Smiley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more 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 11:1 18:1
Smiley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Smiley Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
35%
33%
Smiley Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
50%
5%
Smiley Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
10%
55%
Smiley Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Smiley Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Smiley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.62 0.38
Smiley Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
79%
35%
Smiley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
Smiley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District's student population of 86,046 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,388 is higher than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Number of Schools
Managed
187
3
Number of Students Managed 86,046 555
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $957 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,005 MM $7 MM
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,388 $12,220
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,012 $11,937
  No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Venture Prep High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Venture Prep Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hallett Fundamental Academy (0.4 miles away)
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