Brush Middle School

  • Brush Middle School serves 324 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brush Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Brush Middle School's student population of 324 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 53% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brush Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Brush Middle School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#1270 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
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3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Brush Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
41%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brush Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brush Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
57%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brush Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.510.60
This chart display the diversity score of Brush Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brush Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. Re-2 Brush School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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