Grant Beacon Middle School

1751 South Washington Street
Denver, CO 80210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Grant Beacon Middle School serves 423 students in grades 6-8.
Grant Beacon 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 46% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Grant Beacon Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Grant Beacon Middle School's student population of 423 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Grant Beacon 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 Grant Beacon Middle School is 0.45, 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
#924 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
34%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
13%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
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 Grant Beacon Middle School is South High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Merrill Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Asbury Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Asbury Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    0.5 miles
    1320 East Asbury Avenue
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-9750
    0.5 K-5 334
  • Denver Mc Kinley-thatcher Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 172 students
    0.7 miles
    1230 South Grant Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-5600
    0.7 PK-5 172
  • Denver South High School Math: 35% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,605 student
    0.9 miles
    1700 East Louisiana Avenue
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 423-6000
    0.9 9-12 1,605
  • Denver Lincoln Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 359 students
    1.3 miles
    710 South Pennsylvania Street
    Denver, CO 80209
    (720) 424-5990
    1.3 PK-6 359
  • Denver Cory Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 1-5 | 409 students
    1.6 miles
    1550 South Steele Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-8380
    1.6 1-5 409

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