Prairie Middle School

12600 East Jewell Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Prairie Middle School serves 1,747 students in grades 6-8.
Prairie 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Prairie Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Prairie Middle School's student population of 1,747 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,747 students
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Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairie Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prairie Middle School is 0.73, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1410 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
34%
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Black
28%
5%
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White
22%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.730.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairie Middle School is Overland High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Axl Academy (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Overland High School Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,377 students
    0.1 miles
    12400 East Jewell Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (720) 747-3700
    0.1 9-12 2,377
  • Aurora Prairie Preschool
    Grades: PK | 113 students
    0.1 miles
    12600 East Jewell Ave
    Aurora, CO 80014
    (720) 554-4000
    0.1 PK 113
  • Aurora Axl Academy Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
    0.8 miles
    14100 East Jewell Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (303) 377-0758
    0.8 PK-8 494
  • Aurora Village East Community Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 785 students
    0.8 miles
    1433 South Oakland Street
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (720) 747-2000
    0.8 PK-5 785
  • Aurora Eastridge Community Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 829 students
    0.9 miles
    11777 East Wesley Avenue
    Aurora, CO 80014
    (720) 747-2200
    0.9 PK-5 829

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