West Jefferson Middle School

  • West Jefferson Middle School serves 562 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • West Jefferson Middle School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 562 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 562 students
West Jefferson Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Jefferson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
West Jefferson Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Jefferson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
West Jefferson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
West Jefferson Middle School American Indian Students (1993-2015)
Asian
3%
3%
West Jefferson Middle School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
5%
33%
West Jefferson Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
West Jefferson Middle School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
89%
54%
West Jefferson Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Jefferson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Jefferson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Jefferson Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.21 0.39
West Jefferson Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
34%
West Jefferson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
West Jefferson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,099 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,885 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
3
Number of Students Managed 86,571 575
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $869 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $850 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,099 $14,042
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,885 $13,805
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  • EvergreenMarshdale Elementary School
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    2.8 miles
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    EvergreenCO 80439
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1013 students
    5.4 miles
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    EvergreenCO 80439
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    5.5 miles
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School Reviews

2  4/18/2011
It may score well on CSAP, thereby creating a good school report card, but overall we were disappointed by the level of apathy of teachers and administration. Our child felt UNSAFE in school. She was bullied. Teachers were unsupportive, quite clearly demonstrating to us during parent/teacher conferences that they're SUBJECT matter was most important--not children. A unfortunate circumstance to be in. Watch out for: 1. BULLYING--seems to be rampant but well-hidden. 2. SRO officers who question your child without another adult in the room...and without talking with you first. Isn't that a violation of Civil Rights? 3. APATHY!!! Even when withdrawing our child from the school, no one figured to ask WHY...beyond, please fill out this here form. If you have a choice, as you do in Colorado, maybe choose another venue--even if it means having to drive your child a little out of the way for another school. At any rate, bus fees per child next year are $150.
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