Lewis-palmer Middle School

  • Lewis-palmer Middle School serves 882 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lewis-palmer Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lewis-palmer Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Lewis-palmer Middle School's student population of 882 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students882 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lewis-palmer Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Lewis-palmer Middle School is 0.32, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#229 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
82%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewis-Palmer Countynsolidated School District No. 38 In The County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This School is perfect for a typical learner otherwise a person with learning differences may experience lots of trouble learning. Not to mention when communicating with LPMS you will find that often you will not get a response.
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Lewis Palmer Middle School i an awesome school to be at and if your student needs help in surtant areas the teachers will work your child to succed.
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