O'connell Middle School

  • O'connell Middle School serves 451 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • O'connell Middle School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 451 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students451 students
O'connell Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %O'connell Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
O'connell Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeO'connell Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
O'connell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
O'connell Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
O'connell Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
81%
33%
O'connell Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
5%
O'connell Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
13%
54%
O'connell Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
4%
O'connell Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsO'connell Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.330.60
O'connell Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
34%
O'connell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
O'connell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,272 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,423 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
3
Number of Students Managed86,571575
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$879 MM$7 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$892 MM$7 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,272$12,220
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,423$11,937
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  2/28/2012
Falcon Bluffs will play your 7th grade girls basketball team this afternoon. Your team has many good shooters, however, they are also trash talkers. The language is atrocious and I hope someone can explain to the team that the language they use does not reflect well on O'connell. I'm a concerned grand-parent
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