PROFICIENCY 29% 14% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah
30%Aurora
34%Colorado

Prairie Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah" in Aurora, CO. There are a total of 1,700 students and 100 teachers at Prairie Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 1,052 free lunch students and 212 reduced lunch students.

Prairie Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 14% lower than the Colorado average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1700
Teachers100.44
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch1052
Reduced lunch212

 

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 Prairie 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
All27%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
623%
730%
828%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All31%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
627%
736%
831%
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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Prairie Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictColoradoNational
Caucasian 24.4% 55.4% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 28.4% 11.6% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 5.5% 8.2% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.5% 18.6% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.6% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.0% 5.4% 3.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Overland High School25%0.1Aurora, CO
Eastridge Community Elementary School23%0.8Aurora, CO
Axl Academy16%0.9Aurora, CO
Village East Community Elementary School21%0.9Aurora, CO
Ponderosa Elementary School25%0.9Aurora, CO
Aurora Hills Middle School12%1.1Aurora, CO
Jewell Elementary School15%1.2Aurora, CO
Polton Community Elementary School38%1.3Aurora, CO
Gateway High School13%1.5Aurora, CO
Aurora Quest K-886%1.6Aurora, CO
Wheeling Elementary School6%1.6Aurora, CO
Century Elementary School22%1.7Aurora, CO

Aurora demographics profile

StatisticAuroraColoradoNational
Population351,1315,359,295318,558,162
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

IndexAuroraColoradoNational
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 Prairie Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.