Southern Hills Middle School

  • Southern Hills Middle School serves 559 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Southern Hills Middle School's student population of 559 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 Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Hills Middle 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 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. 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#41 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
42%
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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%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southern Hills Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
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White
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southern Hills Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Hills Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.350.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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