Skinner Middle School

Public 6-8

 3435 West 40th Avenue
       Denver, CO  80211-1921


 (720) 424-1420

 School Website

District: School District No. 1

SchoolDigger Rank:
82nd of 418 Colorado Middle Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  15.8
Number of students:  606

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
59.1%
White:
31.4%
African American:
4.8%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  59.6%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, August 16, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Skinner Middle School ranked better than 80.4% of middle schools in Colorado. It also ranked 5th among 27 ranked middle schools in the School District No. 1. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 74.2. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (59.1%), White (31.4%), African American (4.8%). (See more...)
Compare Details 59.6% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Skinner Middle School is 15.8. 18 middle schools in the School District No. 1 have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Skinner Middle School employs 38.2 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Skinner Middle School:

SchoolDigger ranks Skinner Middle School 82nd of 418 Colorado public middle schools. (See Skinner Middle School in the ranking list.)

School District No. 1:

SchoolDigger ranks School District No. 1 82nd of 124 Colorado school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Skinner Middle School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CO State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 4.25 322nd 336 4.2%
2005 4.01 329th 340 3.2%
2006 3.31 337th 346 2.6%
2007 4.91 344th 360 4.4%
2008 6.80 342nd 362 5.5%
2009 7.36 354th 377 6.1%
2010 8.65 381st 409 6.8%
2011 17.37 359th 422 14.9%
2012 21.94 346th 425 18.6%
2013 28.11 347th 454 23.6%
2014 34.75 310th 461 32.8%
2015 47.81 203rd 436 53.4%
2016 51.56 175th 400 56.3%
2017 64.84 116th 424 72.6%
2018 74.20 82nd 418 80.4%

Data source: test scores: Colorado Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a student
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Open Quote The students here are really bad and totally delay learning time. I suggest you go somewhere else if you don't want to constantly see kids fighting each other and get threatened to be fought, see kids getting taken to the discipline office every 10 minutes, be around bad kids that do bad things, and just all around ruin your school experience. Teachers don't do anything to prevent the children being defiant, rude, violent, etc. All they really do is send them to an office to talk to an adult. The only real reason why I went to skinner was because my friends were going. Now I kind of regret going to this school because of the students that need to be removed from the school but aren't due to negligent staff. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Skinner Middle School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 129 7 17 373 12 n/a n/a 0 538
1989 235 22 21 518 15 n/a n/a 0 811
1990 218 20 19 481 10 n/a n/a 0 748
1991 224 18 17 491 7 n/a n/a 0 757
1992 228 16 8 510 10 n/a n/a 0 772
1993 188 22 14 556 12 n/a n/a 0 792
1994 176 15 13 570 16 n/a n/a 0 790
1995 184 22 12 622 13 n/a n/a 0 853
1996 184 22 12 622 13 n/a n/a 0 853
1997 165 23 8 581 12 n/a n/a 0 789
1998 149 20 8 671 8 n/a n/a 0 856
1999 126 16 6 633 8 n/a n/a 0 789
2000 125 19 4 612 10 n/a n/a 0 770
2001 108 19 5 565 8 n/a n/a 0 705
2002 98 19 8 592 8 n/a n/a 0 725
2003 98 19 8 592 8 n/a n/a 0 725
2004 77 17 6 594 6 n/a n/a 0 700
2005 68 17 2 539 7 n/a n/a 0 633
2006 65 13 2 451 6 n/a n/a 0 537
2007 58 9 3 411 4 n/a n/a 0 485
2008 36 9 1 307 4 n/a n/a 0 357
2009 24 7 4 300 3 n/a n/a 0 338
2010 26 4 5 275 4 n/a n/a 0 314
2011 35 2 4 301 4 0 3 0 349
2012 55 4 3 297 6 0 5 0 370
2013 75 10 4 264 8 0 11 0 372
2014 103 8 4 327 7 0 14 0 463
2015 127 11 5 340 10 0 16 0 509
2016 165 33 7 379 10 0 21 0 615
2017 190 29 8 358 4 n/a 17 0 606

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Skinner Middle School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 538 40.4 13.3 n/a
1989 811 50.9 15.9 45.5
1990 748 54.3 13.7 44.0
1991 757 53.1 14.2 46.2
1992 772 49.3 15.6 50.6
1993 792 50.3 15.7 57.2
1994 790 52.7 15.0 60.8
1995 853 48.7 17.5 67.3
1996 853 48.7 17.5 67.3
1997 789 44.2 17.9 67.3
1998 856 45.4 18.9 68.3
1999 789 37.3 21.2 65.9
2000 770 46.0 16.7 76.2
2001 705 46.0 15.3 76.9
2002 725 47.0 15.4 79.9
2003 725 47.0 15.4 79.9
2004 700 42.2 16.6 81.3
2005 633 37.3 17.0 77.7
2006 537 29.4 18.3 83.6
2007 485 30.5 15.9 87.0
2008 357 24.3 14.7 87.1
2009 338 21.0 16.1 89.9
2010 314 22.5 13.9 85.7
2011 349 22.9 15.2 87.7
2012 370 23.7 15.5 86.5
2013 372 26.2 14.1 81.5
2014 463 25.3 18.2 73.9
2015 509 39.0 13.0 65.0
2016 615 38.0 16.1 66.0
2017 606 38.2 15.8 59.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Skinner Middle School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 538 40.4 13.3 n/a
1989 811 50.9 15.9 45.5
1990 748 54.3 13.7 44.0
1991 757 53.1 14.2 46.2
1992 772 49.3 15.6 50.6
1993 792 50.3 15.7 57.2
1994 790 52.7 15.0 60.8
1995 853 48.7 17.5 67.3
1996 853 48.7 17.5 67.3
1997 789 44.2 17.9 67.3
1998 856 45.4 18.9 68.3
1999 789 37.3 21.2 65.9
2000 770 46.0 16.7 76.2
2001 705 46.0 15.3 76.9
2002 725 47.0 15.4 79.9
2003 725 47.0 15.4 79.9
2004 700 42.2 16.6 81.3
2005 633 37.3 17.0 77.7
2006 537 29.4 18.3 83.6
2007 485 30.5 15.9 87.0
2008 357 24.3 14.7 87.1
2009 338 21.0 16.1 89.9
2010 314 22.5 13.9 85.7
2011 349 22.9 15.2 87.7
2012 370 23.7 15.5 86.5
2013 372 26.2 14.1 81.5
2014 463 25.3 18.2 73.9
2015 509 39.0 13.0 65.0
2016 615 38.0 16.1 66.0
2017 606 38.2 15.8 59.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Colorado Department of Education.

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