Rishel Middle School served 125 students in grades 8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 50-54% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 82%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75-79% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 89%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 8
Total Students
125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
50-54%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rishel Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
75-79%
89%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rishel 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rishel Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Rishel Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
93%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rishel Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rishel Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
5%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rishel Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rishel Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of Rishel Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rishel Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rishel Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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