Ken Caryl Middle School

  • Ken Caryl Middle School serves 695 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Ken Caryl Middle School's student population of 695 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ken Caryl Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ken Caryl Middle School is 0.39, which is equal to 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#516 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
77%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ken Caryl 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 NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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