Dsst: Cole Middle School

Dsst: Cole Middle School serves 398 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dsst: Cole 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dsst: Cole Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Dsst: Cole Middle School's student population of 398 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Dsst: Cole Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Dsst: Cole Middle School is 0.37, 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
#1592 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
78%
34%
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Black
16%
5%
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White
4%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dsst: Cole Middle School is Dsst: Cole High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wyatt Academy Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cole Arts And Science Academy (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Cole Arts And Science Academy
    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
    0.0 miles
    3240 Humboldt Street
    Denver, CO 80205
    (720) 423-9120
    0.0 PK-5 477
  • Denver Dsst: Cole High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 397 students
    0.0 miles
    3240 Humboldt Street
    Denver, CO 80205
    (720) 524-6354
    0.0 9-12 397
  • Denver Wyatt Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 260 students
    0.3 miles
    3620 Franklin Street
    Denver, CO 80205
    (303) 292-5515
    0.3 K-5 260
  • Denver Wyatt Academy Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 151 students
    0.3 miles
    3620 Franklin Street
    Denver, CO 80205
    (303) 292-5515
    0.3 6-8 151
  • Denver Gilliam School Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 28 students
    0.4 miles
    2844 Downing
    Denver, CO 80205
    (303) 294-8930
    0.4 5-12 28

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