Sterling Middle School

1177 Pawnee Street
Sterling, CO 80751
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Sterling Middle School serves 418 students in grades 6-8.
Sterling Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sterling Middle School's student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Sterling Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Sterling Middle School is 0.46, 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
#573 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
26%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
69%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. Re-1 Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sterling Middle School is Sterling High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Merino Junior Senior High School (12.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Campbell Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sterling Sterling High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 529 students
    0.3 miles
    407 West Broadway
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-2944
    0.3 9-12 529
  • Sterling Campbell Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 447 students
    0.7 miles
    902 Clark
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-2515
    0.7 3-5 447
  • Sterling Hagen Early Education Center
    Grades: PK | 168 students
    1.3 miles
    301 Hagen Street
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-0432
    1.3 PK 168
  • Sterling Ayres Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 444 students
    2.0 miles
    1812 Robin Road
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 522-1409
    2 K-2 444
  • Merino Merino Elementary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 165 students
    12.9 miles
    315 Lee
    Merino, CO 80741
    (970) 522-7229
    12.9 K-6 165

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