South Middle School serves 357 students in grades 7-8.
South 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 357 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
South Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
South Middle School's student population of 357 students has declined by 51% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Middle School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1723 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is South Middle School's ranking?
South Middle School is ranked #1723 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are South Middle School often compared to?
South Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend South Middle School?
357 students attend South Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of South Middle School students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Middle School?
South Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Middle School offer ?
South Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is South Middle School part of?
South Middle School is part of Aurora Joint District No. 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A School District.
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