Highland Middle School

209 West 1st
Ault, CO 80610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 258 students in grades 6-8, Highland Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Highland Middle School's student population of 258 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
258 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Middle School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1105 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
32%
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25-29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland 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 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
<50%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
28%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
68%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.46
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Middle School's ranking?
Highland Middle School is ranked #1105 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Highland Middle School often compared to?
Highland Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Eaton Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Highland Middle School?
258 students attend Highland Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Highland Middle School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Middle School?
Highland Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Highland Middle School offer ?
Highland Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Highland Middle School part of?
Highland Middle School is part of Weld County School District No. Re-9.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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