PROFICIENCY 22% 35% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 7 in School District No. Re-1 Valley
  • Ranked #3 of 5 in Sterling
  • Ranked #1247 of 1863 in Colorado
Proficiency Averages
32%School District No. Re-1 Valley
29%Sterling
34%Colorado

Sterling Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "School District No. Re-1 Valley" in Sterling, CO. There are a total of 422 students and 29 teachers at Sterling Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 145 free lunch students and 53 reduced lunch students.

Sterling Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 35% lower than than the Colorado average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students422
Teachers29.25
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch145
Reduced lunch53

 

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 Sterling 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

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
615-19%
720-24%
820-24%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
725-29%
825-29%
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.

Sterling Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictColoradoNational
Caucasian 65.6% 69.7% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.7% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.4% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.8% 25.5% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.4% 0.8% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 2.9% 3.5% 3.1%

Sterling demographics profile

StatisticSterlingColoradoNational
Population14,7095,197,580314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)1,9334991
Median age35.236.237.4
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%56%55%
Speak English84%83%79%
Speak Spanish13%12%13%

Education level achieved in Sterling

IndexSterlingColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school74.6%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college48.0%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.7%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters6.5%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Sterling Middle School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.