Hemphill Middle School

  • Hemphill Middle School serves 192 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 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%.

School Overview

  • Hemphill Middle School's student population of 192 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students192 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hemphill Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hemphill Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hemphill Middle School is 0.34, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1117 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hemphill Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hemphill Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hemphill Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Hemphill Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hemphill Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hemphill Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hemphill Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hemphill Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hemphill Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.340.60
This chart display the diversity score of Hemphill Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hemphill Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hemphill 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 NameStrasburg 31J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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