East Middle School

830 Gunnison Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
East Middle School serves 441 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 37% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
East 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 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

East Middle School's student population of 441 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

East 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 East Middle School is 0.46, 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
#972 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
71%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to East Middle School is R-5 High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chipeta Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    0.1 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6825
    0.1 PK-5 430
  • Grand Junction R-5 High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 289 students
    0.3 miles
    455 N. 22nd St.ste. B
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6880
    0.3 6-12 289
  • Grand Junction Grand Junction High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,573 student
    0.5 miles
    1400 N 5th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6900
    0.5 9-12 1,573
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
    0.5 miles
    675 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6850
    0.5 K-8 400
  • Grand Junction Grand River Academy
    Grades: K-12 | 280 students
    0.6 miles
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5343
    0.6 K-12 280

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