Laredo Middle School

5000 South Laredo Street
Aurora, CO 80015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Laredo Middle School serves 1,069 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Laredo Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Laredo Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Laredo Middle School's student population of 1,069 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,069 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Laredo Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Laredo Middle School is 0.69, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#856 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
34%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
49%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Laredo Middle School is Options School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Options School Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 562 students
    0.3 miles
    16500 E. Smokey Hill Road
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-7380
    0.3 K-12 562
  • Aurora Smoky Hill High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,071 students
    0.3 miles
    16100 East Smoky Hill Road
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-5300
    0.3 9-12 2,071
  • Aurora Independence Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    0.5 miles
    4700 South Memphis Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-8200
    0.5 PK-5 504
  • Aurora Indian Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 555 students
    0.6 miles
    16501 East Progress Drive
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-8400
    0.6 PK-5 555
  • Aurora Sagebrush Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    0.8 miles
    14700 East Temple Place
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-8300
    0.8 PK-5 430

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