Platte Valley Middle School

  • Platte Valley Middle School serves 256 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Platte Valley Middle School's student population of 256 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Platte Valley Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Platte Valley Middle School is 0.45, 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#870 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Platte Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
34%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Platte Valley Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
66%
53%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Platte Valley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.450.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Platte Valley 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 NameWeld County No. Re-7 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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