Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School

  • Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School serves 256 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 41% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School's student population of 256 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harry L Mc Ginnis Middle School is 0.27, 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 School Rank (16-17)#879 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
85%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuena Vista School District No. R-31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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