Southern Hills Middle School

  • Southern Hills Middle School serves 555 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Southern Hills Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

Top Placements

Southern Hills Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Southern Hills Middle School's student population of 555 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Hills Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Hills Middle School is 0.32, 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 School Rank#42 out of 1768 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
80%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Hills 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 NameBoulder Valley School District No. Re2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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