Cortez Middle School

Cortez Middle School serves 594 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Cortez Middle School operates within the Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 594 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 594 students
Cortez Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cortez Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Cortez Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
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 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.38. 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 (1988-2014)
American Indian
25%
1%
Cortez Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
18%
33%
Cortez Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
53%
55%
Cortez Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Cortez Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Cortez Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.63 0.38
Cortez Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
49%
35%
Cortez Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Cortez Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District's student population of 2,837 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,594 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,316 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Montezuma-cortez No. Re-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,837 555
Montezuma-cortez   No. Re-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $7 MM
Montezuma-cortez   No. Re-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $27 MM $7 MM
Montezuma-cortez   No. Re-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $12,220
Montezuma-cortez   No. Re-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,316 $11,937
Montezuma-cortez   No. Re-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Montezuma-cortez High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dolores Middle School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mesa Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CortezMontezuma-cortez High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 698 students
    0.4 miles
    206 West 7th St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3722
    0.49-12698
  • CortezMesa Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 402 students
    0.5 miles
    703 West 7th St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3858
    0.5KG-5402
  • CortezManaugh Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 294 students
    0.6 miles
    300 East 4th St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-7691
    0.6KG-5294
  • CortezKemper Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 399 students
    0.7 miles
    620 East Montezuma
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3737
    0.7KG-5399
  • CortezPreschool/jumpstart Elementary School
    Grades: PK | 97 students
    0.7 miles
    510 North Beech St
    CortezCO 81321
    (970)565-3372
    0.7PK97

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