Prairie Heights Middle School serves 587 students in grades 6-8.
Prairie Heights Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 587 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 74%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 16% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Prairie Heights Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Prairie Heights Middle School's student population of 587 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Prairie Heights Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Heights Middle School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1237 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Prairie Heights Middle School's ranking?
Prairie Heights Middle School is ranked #1237 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Prairie Heights Middle School often compared to?
Prairie Heights Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brentwood Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Prairie Heights Middle School?
587 students attend Prairie Heights Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Prairie Heights Middle School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Heights Middle School?
Prairie Heights Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Prairie Heights Middle School offer ?
Prairie Heights Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Prairie Heights Middle School part of?
Prairie Heights Middle School is part of Greeleyschool District No. 6 In The County Of Weld And Sta.
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