709 Main Street
Westcliffe, CO 81252
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Custer Middle School serves 71 students in grades 6-8.
Custer 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Custer Middle School's student population of 71 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Custer Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Custer Middle School is 0.13, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#913 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
93%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 71 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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