12400 Huron Street
Denver, CO 80234
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Silver Hills Middle School serves 1,120 students in grades 6-8.
Silver Hills Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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Silver Hills Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Silver Hills Middle School's student population of 1,120 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,120 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Silver Hills Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Silver Hills Middle School is 0.60, which is equal to 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 Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1281 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
38%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
34%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Great school I learned so much thank you.
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2  
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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4  
Very Crowded but great teachers and schedule system. But we only get 15 minutes for lunch.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,120 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 20%)

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