Fruita Middle School

239 N Maple
Fruita, CO 81521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fruita Middle School serves 630 students in grades 6-7.
Fruita 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 31% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Fruita Middle School's student population of 630 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Fruita 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 Fruita Middle School is 0.36, 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
#1325 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Fruita Middle School is Fruita 8/9 School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monument View Montessori Charter School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fruita Monument View Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 39 students
    0.2 miles
    433 E Aspen Ave
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (719) 334-2558
    0.2 PK-6 39
  • Fruita Shelledy Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    0.3 miles
    353 North Mesa
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6460
    0.3 PK-5 470
  • Fruita Rim Rock Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 653 students
    0.9 miles
    1810 J 6 Road
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6770
    0.9 PK-5 653
  • Fruita Fruita 8/9 School Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-9 | 802 students
    1.1 miles
    1835 J Road
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6720
    1.1 8-9 802
  • Fruita Fruita Monument High School Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,275 student
    1.1 miles
    1102 Wildcat Ave
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6600
    1.1 10-12 1,275

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