South Valley Middle School

1004 Main Street
Platteville, CO 80651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Valley Middle School serves 197 students in grades 6-8.
South Valley 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Valley Middle School's student population of 197 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students197 students
This chart display total students of South Valley Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of South Valley Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of South Valley Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of South Valley Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

South Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Valley Middle School is 0.52, which is less than 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1182 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of South Valley Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Valley 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Valley Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in South Valley Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in South Valley Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
56%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Valley Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Valley Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
41%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Valley Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Valley Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.520.60
This chart display the diversity score of South Valley Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Valley 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
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeld County Reorganized School District No. Re-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Valley Middle School is Valley High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coal Ridge Middle School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Platteville Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Platteville Platteville Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
    0.2 miles
    1202 Main Street
    Platteville, CO 80651
    (970) 785-2271
    0.2 PK-5 410
  • Gilcrest Valley High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 533 students
    5.8 miles
    1001 Birch Street
    Gilcrest, CO 80623
    (970) 737-2494
    5.8 9-12 533
  • Gilcrest Gilcrest Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 167 students
    5.9 miles
    1175 Birch Street
    Gilcrest, CO 80623
    (970) 737-2409
    5.9 PK-5 167
  • Longmont Prairie Ridge Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    6.9 miles
    6632 St Vrain Ranch Boulevard
    Longmont, CO 80504
    (720) 494-3641
    6.9 PK-5 473
  • Longmont Coal Ridge Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 781 students
    7.2 miles
    6201 Booth Drive
    Longmont, CO 80504
    (303) 833-4176
    7.2 6-8 781

School Reviews

Review South Valley Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?