Bookcliff Middle School

  • Bookcliff Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Bookcliff Middle School operates within the Mesa County Valley No. 51 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students550 students
Bookcliff Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Bookcliff Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Bookcliff Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBookcliff Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
Bookcliff Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Bookcliff Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Bookcliff Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
45%
33%
Bookcliff Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Bookcliff Middle School Black Students (1996-2012)
White
51%
54%
Bookcliff Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Bookcliff Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBookcliff Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO 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.
0.540.60
Bookcliff Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
54%
34%
Bookcliff Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
8%
7%
Bookcliff Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mesa County Valley No. 51 School District's student population of 21,707 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,074 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,036 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameMesa County Valley No. 51 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
3
Number of Students Managed21,707575
Mesa County Valley No. 51 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$197 MM$7 MM
Mesa County Valley No. 51 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$197 MM$7 MM
Mesa County Valley No. 51 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,074$12,220
Mesa County Valley No. 51 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,036$11,937
Mesa County Valley No. 51 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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