Escalante Middle School

  • Escalante Middle School serves 510 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 46% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Escalante Middle School's student population of 510 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Escalante Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Escalante Middle School is 0.52, 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#654 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
65%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Escalante Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.520.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Escalante 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 NameDurango No. 9-R School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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