Mount Garfield Middle School

  • Mount Garfield Middle School serves 639 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (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 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Mount Garfield Middle School's student population of 639 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mount Garfield Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mount Garfield Middle School is 0.51, 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#1508 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
36%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
60%
53%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mount Garfield Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.510.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley No. 51 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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