Sierra Middle School

  • Sierra Middle School serves 951 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Sierra Middle School's student population of 951 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students951 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sierra Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Middle School is 0.39, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#644 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sierra Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sierra Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sierra Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
77%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sierra Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.390.39
This chart display the diversity score of Sierra Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sierra Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County No. Re 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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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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This school is great!
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Both my boys have enjoyed Sierra. They love the teachers.
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The teachers are really rude and the security is crap.
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