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About This School

Henry W Cowherd Middle School is a public middle school in Aurora. The principal of Henry W Cowherd Middle School is Crystal England. 1,067 children attend Henry W Cowherd Middle School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 25% of the Henry W Cowherd Middle School students have "limited English proficiency." 77% of the 1,067 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 72% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Henry W Cowherd Middle School is 15:1. St Therese Of Jesus is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 80% 83%
White, non-Hispanic 5% 5%
Multiracial 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 8%
Asian 0.8% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 80%
Limited English proficiency 25% 35%
Economically disadvantaged 77% 68%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The problem (s) with this school is both the staff and students. The students (most of them) have literally no respect for Authority whatsoever. I grew up in this neighborhood since I was 8 It's a tough and crime infested area. I can see why the students don't care there's no positive role models around them. I was also one of the few white students here as well it taught me to defend myself because I was usually beaten up regularly the first week. After a while it stopped. The problem with the staff is they don't care what happens as long as they get their paycheck at the end of the month. This is not a place for white people unless you live in the area. The education lacks in areas unless you're in the ELL program. Overall I give it a 4/10

  • (4 years ago)

    The school will never admit there fault and just like to outcast the children other then stepping up and teaching.

  • (5 years ago)

    If your child has an IEP they will never reach a higher grade level that they entered the school with. No school bus system. Teachers do not call you if your child gets hit kicked potientially failing a class or classes. Also no consequence for students beating up other students on a every day basis. Even with multiple parents frantic calls and complaints.

  • (5 years ago)

    The office staff is extremely rude they talked to me like I was stupid. My daughter did not feel safe and had to transfer her out. If you can get past the staff talking down to you and show some interest in your child and have no other options It is O.K at best.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school has some nice teachers.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is really nice. They dont have great teatching staff or students but about 20% of the students are really smart and have got really good futers. This school has way to manny fights.

  • (10 years ago)

    I think this is a great school because the teachers are great the students are great and untill I went there I never liked school but over there I wanted to go to school couldnt wait to go back.

  • (11 years ago)

    A very caring staff that struggles with a lack of meaningful parental support. Students are well behaved and the use of block periods allows the teachers more flexibility to continue classes if they need more time.

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