Cortez Middle School

  • Cortez Middle School serves 589 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • Cortez Middle School operates within the Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 589 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 589 students
Cortez Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cortez Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Cortez Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Cortez Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Cortez Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
27%
1%
Cortez Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cortez Middle School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
21%
33%
Cortez Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Cortez Middle School Black Students (2001-2012)
White
48%
54%
Cortez Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cortez Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Cortez Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Cortez Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO 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.
0.66 0.39
Cortez 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.
53%
34%
Cortez 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%
Cortez Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District's student population of 2,715 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,517 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,092 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,715 575
Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $8 MM
Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $32 MM $8 MM
Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,517 $14,042
Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,092 $13,805
Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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