La Junta Primary School

La Junta Primary School serves 324 students in grades KG-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
La Junta Primary School operates within the East Otero No. R1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 324 students
La Junta Primary School Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
La Junta Primary School Total Teachers (2003-2013)
Students by Grade La Junta Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
La Junta Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
Hispanic
69%
32%
La Junta Primary School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
2%
5%
La Junta Primary School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
29%
56%
La Junta Primary School White Students (2003-2013)
All Ethnic Groups La Junta Primary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.44 0.39
La Junta Primary School Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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%
34%
La Junta Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
8%
7%
La Junta Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,307 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,764 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,027 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name East Otero No. R1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,307 561
East Otero   No. R1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $7 MM
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $7 MM
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,764 $11,613
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,027 $12,022
East Otero   No. R1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    901 Smithland Ave
    La JuntaCO 81050
    (719)384-9151
    1 mi | Gr. 3-6 | 418 students                      
  • La JuntaLa Junta Jr/sr High School
    1817 Smithland Ave
    La JuntaCO 81050
    (719)384-4467
    1.3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 565 students                      
  • SwinkSwink Junior-senior High School
    610 Columbia St
    SwinkCO 81077
    (719)384-8103
    4.3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 157 students                      
  • SwinkSwink Elementary School
    610 Columbia St
    SwinkCO 81077
    (719)384-8103
    4.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 189 students                      
  • CherawCheraw Elementary School
    110 Lakeview Ave
    CherawCO 81030
    (719)853-6655
    9.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 107 students                      

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