Vikan Middle School

879 Jessup Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Vikan Middle School serves 653 students in grades 6-8.
Vikan 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 15% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vikan Middle School's student population of 653 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Vikan 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 Vikan Middle School is 0.47, 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1484 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
66%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
31%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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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 Vikan Middle School's ranking?
Vikan Middle School is ranked #1484 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Vikan Middle School often compared to?
Vikan Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Prairie View Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Vikan Middle School?
653 students attend Vikan Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Vikan Middle School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vikan Middle School?
Vikan Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Vikan Middle School offer ?
Vikan Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Vikan Middle School part of?
Vikan Middle School is part of School District 27j.

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Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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