Drake Junior High School

12550 West 52nd Avenue
Arvada, CO 80002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Drake Junior High School serves 673 students in grades 7-8.
Drake Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Drake Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Drake Junior High School's student population of 673 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students673 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Drake Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Drake Junior High School is 0.40, 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
#217 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
76%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Drake Junior High School is Arvada West High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Two Roads Charter School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vanderhoof Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arvada Vanderhoof Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 482 students
    1.2 miles
    5875 Routt Court
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 982-2744
    1.2 K-6 482
  • Arvada Allendale Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 230 students
    1.5 miles
    5900 Oak Street
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 982-1165
    1.5 PK-6 230
  • Arvada Arvada West High School Math: 46% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,768 student
    1.5 miles
    11595 Allendale Drive
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 982-1303
    1.5 9-12 1,768
  • Wheat Ridge Norma Anderson Preschool
    Grades: PK | 112 students
    1.5 miles
    10801 West 44th Avenue
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    (303) 982-1740
    1.5 PK 112
  • Arvada Warren Technical North Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12 | 21 students
    1.5 miles
    11325 Allendale Drive
    Arvada, CO 80004
    (303) 982-9360
    1.5 10-12 21

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