Rishel Middle School (Closed 2012)

451 South Tejon St
Denver, CO 80223
  • 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%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 8
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
82%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
89%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
93%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
5%
53%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.130.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
35%
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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