Salida Middle School

520 Milford Street
Salida, CO 81201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Salida Middle School serves 344 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Salida Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Salida Middle School's student population of 344 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Salida Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Salida Middle School is 0.37, 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
#491 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
78%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalida School District No. R-32 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Salida Middle School is Horizons Exploratory Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Crest Academy (0.5 miles away)
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