Carson Middle School

  • Carson Middle School serves 694 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Carson 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Carson Middle School's student population of 694 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students694 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carson Middle School is 0.70, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1090 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
44%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
27%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFountain School District No. 8 In The County Of El Paso An School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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