Vikan Middle School

879 Jessup Street
Brighton, CO 80601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Vikan Middle School serves 613 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Vikan Middle School's student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Vikan Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Vikan 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
#1527 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
68%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
29%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District 27j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Vikan Middle School is Brighton Heritage Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brighton South Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
    0.4 miles
    305 South 5th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-2600
    0.4 PK-5 483
  • Brighton Southeast Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 459 students
    0.5 miles
    1595 Southern Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 866-2650
    0.5 K-5 459
  • Brighton Brighton Heritage Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 207 students
    0.6 miles
    830 Bridge Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-2850
    0.6 6-12 207
  • Brighton Bolt Academy Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 64 students
    0.7 miles
    1850 Egbert Street
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (720) 685-5475
    0.7 9-12 64
  • Brighton North Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 327 students
    0.8 miles
    89 North 6th Avenue
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303) 655-2500
    0.8 PK-5 327

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