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Salida Middle School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (719) 530-5300

520 Milford Street

Salida, Colorado


About Salida Middle School
5th Grade - 8th Grade

Salida Middle School is one of 6 schools in the Salida School District No. R-32 of Colorado.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 321 students - compared to other schools in Colorado, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $49,877, which is lower than the Colorado state average of $53,492.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Salida Middle School 321$7,97214$49,8770.36
Salida Early Childhood Center (0.09 miles) 63$20,472140.37
Horizons Exploratory Academy (0.1 miles) 29$8,66812$44,2250.29
Salida High School (0.14 miles) 325$7,79913$40,5760.31
Crest Academy (0.43 miles) 28$8,62914$43,0050.14
Longfellow Elementary School (0.56 miles) 431$7,74215$43,7780.32

Salida Middle School

Number of pupils321
Funding per pupil$7,972
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$49,877
Diversity index0.36

Salida Early Childhood Center (0.09 miles)

Number of pupils63
Funding per pupil$20,472
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.37

Horizons Exploratory Academy (0.1 miles)

Number of pupils29
Funding per pupil$8,668
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$44,225
Diversity index0.29

Salida High School (0.14 miles)

Number of pupils325
Funding per pupil$7,799
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$40,576
Diversity index0.31

Crest Academy (0.43 miles)

Number of pupils28
Funding per pupil$8,629
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,005
Diversity index0.14

Longfellow Elementary School (0.56 miles)

Number of pupils431
Funding per pupil$7,742
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$43,778
Diversity index0.32
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1,876 schools in Colorado. Rankings don't always go up to 1,876 because some schools have missing data.
1190thlargest school
996thhighest number of FTE teachers
416thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1012thhighest average teaching salary
1019thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
102ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1236thhighest diversity index
658thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade: 6.1 hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 6.6 hours

Kindergarten: 160 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 160 days

12th Grade: 160 days

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