South Middle School

  • South Middle School serves 735 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (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 10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • South Middle School's student population of 735 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students735 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Middle School is 0.53, 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#1703 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
66%
34%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
6%
53%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.530.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South 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 NameAurora Joint No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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