Mesa Middle School

  • Mesa Middle School serves 894 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 35% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Mesa Middle School's student population of 894 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students894 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mesa Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mesa Middle School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#959 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mesa Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mesa Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.360.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mesa 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 NameDouglas County No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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