Holmes Middle School

  • Holmes Middle School serves 680 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (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 44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Holmes Middle School's student population of 680 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holmes Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holmes Middle School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#800 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
69%
53%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColorado Springs No. 11 in the county of E School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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