East Middle School

  • East Middle School serves 477 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • East Middle School's student population of 477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students477 students
This chart display total students of East Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of East Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of East Middle School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of East Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • East Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Middle School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#827 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of East Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in East Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in East Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in East Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in East Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
67%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in East Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.490.39
This chart display the diversity score of East Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley No. 51 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
    0.1 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6825
    0.1 PK-5 445
  • Grand Junction R-5 High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 304 students
    0.3 miles
    310 N 7th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6880
    0.3 6-12 304
  • Grand Junction Grand Junction High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1684 students
    0.5 miles
    1400 N 5th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6900
    0.5 9-12 1684
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 408 students
    0.5 miles
    651 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6850
    0.5 K-8 408
  • Grand Junction Grand River Academy
    Grades: K-12 | 259 students
    0.6 miles
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970)254-5343
    0.6 K-12 259

School Reviews

Review East Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about the education reform that is currently making its way through the Louisiana state legislature and the teacher protests that have arisen as a result.
Learn more about the growing prevalence of female bulling and how public schools are managing the important issues.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.