PROFICIENCY 8% 76% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A

South Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Aurora Joint District No. 28 of the counties of Adams and A" in Aurora, CO. There are a total of 801 students and 43 teachers at South Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 660 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

South Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 8.0%, which is 76% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch660
Reduced lunch64


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

6<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.0% 18.1% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 21.2% 18.0% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 4.4% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 68.2% 53.8% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 4.2% 3.5% 3.1%

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Aps Online School13%0.9Aurora, CO
Lansing Elementary Community School8%0.9Aurora, CO
Virginia Court Elementary School7%1.0Aurora, CO
Vaughn Elementary School5%1.0Aurora, CO
Lotus School For Excellence24%1.1Aurora, CO
Aurora Quest K-886%1.3Aurora, CO
Wheeling Elementary School6%1.3Aurora, CO
Kenton Elementary School9%1.4Aurora, CO

Aurora demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,2875091
Median age34.136.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Speak English68%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%

Education level achieved in Aurora

Completed 8th grade84.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
Source: The South Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.