La Junta Primary School

La Junta Primary School serves 320 students in grades KG - 2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 45%.
La Junta Primary School operates within the East Otero No. R1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 320 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 320 students
La Junta Primary School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % La Junta Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
La Junta Primary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade La Junta Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
La Junta Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.38
La Junta Primary School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
35%
La Junta Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
La Junta Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

East Otero No. R1 School District's student population of 1,309 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,470 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,999 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name East Otero No. R1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,309 555
East Otero   No. R1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $7 MM
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $17 MM $7 MM
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,470 $12,220
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,999 $11,937
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is La Junta Jr/sr High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cheraw Middle School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Junta Intermediate School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La JuntaLa Junta Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-6 | 440 students
    1 miles
    901 Smithland Ave
    La JuntaCO 81050
    (719)384-9151
    13-6440
  • La JuntaLa Junta Jr/sr High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 549 students
    1.3 miles
    1817 Smithland Ave
    La JuntaCO 81050
    (719)384-4467
    1.37-12549
  • SwinkSwink Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 181 students
    4.3 miles
    610 Columbia St
    SwinkCO 81077
    (719)384-8103
    4.3KG-6181
  • SwinkSwink Junior-senior High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 155 students
    4.3 miles
    610 Columbia St
    SwinkCO 81077
    (719)384-8103
    4.37-12155
  • CherawCheraw Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 117 students
    9.2 miles
    110 Lakeview Ave
    CherawCO 81030
    (719)853-6655
    9.2PK-5117

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