O'connell Middle School (Closed 2017)

1275 South Teller Street
Denver, CO 80232
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 6% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 31%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 14% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students (14-15)451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (14-15)31 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
6%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
14%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian (14-15)
n/a
1%
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Asian (14-15)
3%
3%
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Hispanic (14-15)
81%
33%
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Black (14-15)
2%
5%
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White (14-15)
13%
54%
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Hawaiian (14-15)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (14-15)
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
n/a0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch (14-15)
78%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to O'connell Middle School is Alameda International Junior/senior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lasley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Alameda International Junior/senior High School Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,199 student
    0.2 miles
    1255 South Wadsworth Blvd
    Denver, CO 80232
    (303) 982-8160
    0.2 7-12 1,199
  • Denver Lasley Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 463 students
    0.6 miles
    1401 South Kendall Street
    Denver, CO 80232
    (303) 982-9720
    0.6 K-6 463
  • Denver Patterson International School Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 458 students
    1.0 miles
    1263 South Dudley Street
    Denver, CO 80232
    (303) 982-8470
    1 PK-6 458
  • Denver Deane Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 410 students
    1.1 miles
    580 South Harlan Street
    Denver, CO 80226
    (303) 982-9655
    1.1 K-6 410
  • Denver Belmar Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 320 students
    1.3 miles
    885 South Garrison Street
    Denver, CO 80226
    (303) 982-8220
    1.3 K-6 320
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