Columbine Middle School

600 South 12th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Columbine Middle School serves 497 students in grades 6-8.
Columbine Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Columbine Middle School's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Rankings

Columbine Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Columbine 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
#849 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
62%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontrose County School District Re-1j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Columbine Middle School is Montrose High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Centennial Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pomona Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montrose Pomona Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
    0.2 miles
    1045 South Cascade
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970) 249-2514
    0.2 K-5 398
  • Montrose Centennial Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 614 students
    0.6 miles
    1100 South 5th Street
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970) 249-2576
    0.6 6-8 614
  • Montrose Montrose High School Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,323 student
    0.6 miles
    600 South Selig Avenue
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970) 249-6636
    0.6 9-12 1,323
  • Montrose Peak Virtual Academy Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 213 students
    0.7 miles
    526 N. 6th Street
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970) 249-7726
    0.7 K-12 213
  • Montrose Northside Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 366 students
    1.2 miles
    528 North Uncompahgre
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970) 249-2554
    1.2 K-5 366

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