Preston Middle School

3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
4901 Corbett Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Preston Middle School serves 1,146 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Preston Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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

School Overview

Preston Middle School's student population of 1,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Preston Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Preston Middle School is 0.29, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#204 out of 1768 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
84%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoudre School District R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Preston Middle School is Fossil Ridge High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Traut Core Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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It's great if you get the right classes and teachers but if you don't, it can be not fun.
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Bullies run rampant in this school. The one specific situation I would like to relay is that a gang of students who, over the years, repeatedly bullied individual students for their ethnic appearance, was very well-protected by the administration in numerous instances. They did not suffer any consequences for having attacked and terrified individual students. These attacks continued even after the administration was notified repeatedly.
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