Sierra Middle School

6651 Pine Lane Avenue
Parker, CO 80138
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
4.00 5 1 (5 reviews)
Sierra Middle School serves 859 students in grades 7-8.
Sierra Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sierra Middle School's student population of 859 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students859 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Sierra Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Sierra Middle School is 0.43, 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
#795 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
74%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sierra Middle School is Colorado Early Colleges - Parker (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Challenge To Excellence Charter School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Lane Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Parker Pine Lane Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 767 students
    0.4 miles
    6485 E Ponderosa Drive
    Parker, CO 80138
    (303) 387-8275
    0.4 PK-6 767
  • Parker Colorado Early Colleges - Parker Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 538 students
    0.9 miles
    10235 Parkglenn Way
    Parker, CO 80138
    (720) 260-0700
    0.9 9-12 538
  • Parker Challenge To Excellence Charter School Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 499 students
    1.6 miles
    16995 East Carlson Drive
    Parker, CO 80134
    (303) 841-9816
    1.6 K-8 499
  • Parker Parker Core Knowledge Charter School Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 703 students
    1.7 miles
    1161 North Pine Drive
    Parker, CO 80138
    (303) 840-7070
    1.7 K-8 703
  • Parker Cherokee Trail Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 560 students
    1.8 miles
    17302 Clarke Farms Drive
    Parker, CO 80134
    (303) 387-8125
    1.8 PK-6 560

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
3  
The teachers at this school are rude and do not care about students' success.
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5  
Im so glad I got to send my mistake to this prison. Now he can't annoy me while trying to get a burger. So convenient I thought it was made by god until I realized this is satan playground. Love the idea for the pit of sadness underneath the bathroom.
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5  
This school is great!
- Posted by
5  
Both my boys have enjoyed Sierra. They love the teachers.
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2  
The teachers are really rude and the security is crap.
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