Silver Hills Middle School

  • Silver Hills Middle School serves 1,100 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower 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 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Silver Hills Middle School's student population of 1,100 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Silver Hills Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Silver Hills Middle School is 0.59, which is more than 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#1130 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Silver Hills Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Silver Hills Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Silver Hills Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
42%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Silver Hills 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
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Silver Hills Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.590.39
This chart display the diversity score of Silver Hills 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
44%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Silver Hills 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
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Silver Hills 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 NameAdams 12 Five Star s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I'm a student at silver hills and every week I get scolded by other students for being a Christian and a Republican. It seems like that the only way to be accepted by others is to believe exactly what they believe. Thankfully, not all the students are like this, and that's the only thing keeping me from giving this school a one star.
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Very Crowded but great teachers and schedule system. But we only get 15 minutes for lunch.
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