Appleton Elementary School

2358 H Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Appleton Elementary School serves 442 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Appleton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Appleton Elementary School's student population of 442 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Appleton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Appleton Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#685 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Appleton Elementary School is Juniper Ridge Community School (1.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Juniper Ridge Community School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-10 | 382 students
    1.8 miles
    640 24 1/2 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81502
    (970) 639-0884
    1.8 K-10 382
  • Grand Junction Caprock Academy Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 838 students
    1.9 miles
    714 1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 243-1771
    1.9 K-12 838
  • Grand Junction Pomona Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
    2.9 miles
    588 25-1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 254-4990
    2.9 K-5 377
  • Grand Junction Redlands Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 556 students
    3.0 miles
    2200 Broadway
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970) 254-7000
    3 6-8 556
  • Grand Junction Broadway Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
    3.1 miles
    2248 Broadway
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-6430
    3.1 PK-5 276

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