Yuma Middle School

500 South Elm
Yuma, CO 80759
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Yuma Middle School serves 256 students in grades 5-8.
Yuma 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 20-24% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Yuma Middle School's student population of 256 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
256 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Yuma 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 Yuma Middle School is 0.50, 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
#1237 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
57%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
42%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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 Yuma Middle School's ranking?
Yuma Middle School is ranked #1237 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Yuma Middle School?
256 students attend Yuma Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Yuma Middle School students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Yuma Middle School?
Yuma Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Yuma Middle School offer ?
Yuma Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Yuma Middle School part of?
Yuma Middle School is part of Yuma 1 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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