Drake Junior High School serves 935 students in grades 6-8.
Drake Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 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 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 935 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 23%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 41% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 51% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Drake Junior High School's student population of 935 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Drake Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Drake Junior High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#582 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Drake Junior High School's ranking?
Drake Junior High School is ranked #582 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Drake Junior High School?
935 students attend Drake Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Drake Junior High School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Drake Junior High School?
Drake Junior High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Drake Junior High School offer ?
Drake Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Drake Junior High School part of?
Drake Junior High School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.
View the Drake Junior High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
No School for Students - Fall Break
October 20, 2023 (Friday)
Spring Break 18-22
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
8th Grade Last Day of School dismissal @11:50
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
6th/7th Grade Last Day of School Dismissal @11:50
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
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