South Valley Middle School serves 182 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 182 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 58%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
South Valley Middle School's student population of 182 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Valley 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 Valley Middle School is 0.53, 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
#1403 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 Valley Middle School's ranking?
South Valley Middle School is ranked #1403 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend South Valley Middle School?
182 students attend South Valley Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of South Valley Middle School students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Valley Middle School?
South Valley Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Valley Middle School offer ?
South Valley Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is South Valley Middle School part of?
South Valley Middle School is part of Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-1.
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