700 Hill Street
Kersey, CO 80644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Platte Valley Middle School serves 256 students in grades 6-8.
Platte Valley Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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% (majority Hispanic).

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Platte Valley Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Platte Valley Middle School's student population of 256 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Platte Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Platte Valley Middle School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#888 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
34%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
66%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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