Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public high schools serving 1,974 students in Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Colorado.
Public High Schools in Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Colorado public high school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District are Cedaredge High School, Paonia High School and Hotchkiss High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is more than the Colorado average of 81%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Cedaredge High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Colorado or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public high school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
6 Schools
531 Schools
# Students
1,974 Students
328,778 Students
# Teachers
108 Teachers
17,999 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 183 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#73 out of 186 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.60
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,204 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
19 Students
11,160 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
416 Students
110,295 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
34%
# Black Students
9 Students
13,996 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
1,427 Students
176,145 Students
% White Students
72%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
879 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
95 Students
13,667 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
377
# Students in K Grade:
33
3,577
# Students in 1st Grade:
53
3,818
# Students in 2nd Grade:
51
3,901
# Students in 3rd Grade:
58
3,965
# Students in 4th Grade:
57
4,173
# Students in 5th Grade:
55
4,202
# Students in 6th Grade:
45
7,246
# Students in 7th Grade:
81
9,473
# Students in 8th Grade:
88
9,979
# Students in 9th Grade:
392
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
355
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
347
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
359
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,392 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,434 is less than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$55 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$50 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,392
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,434
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in Delta County Joint District No. 50  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cedaredge High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
575 Se Deer Creek Dr
Cedaredge, CO 81413
(970) 856-6882
Grades: 9-12
| 277 students
Rank: #22.
Paonia High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
846 Grand Avenue
Paonia, CO 81428
(970) 527-4882
Grades: 7-12
| 213 students
Rank: #33.
Hotchkiss High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
438 Bulldog St
Hotchkiss, CO 81419
(970) 872-3882
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
Rank: #44.
Delta High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Pioneer Road
Delta, CO 81416
(970) 874-8031
Grades: 9-12
| 632 students
Rank: #55.
Vision Charter Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1080 Pioneer Rd
Delta, CO 81416
(970) 874-8226
Grades: K-12
| 587 students
Rank: #66.
Grand Mesa Choice Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
822 Grand Avenue
Delta, CO 81416
(970) 874-2753
Grades: 7-12
| 85 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District
  • 145 WEST 4TH STREET, DELTA, CO, 81416-8390
  • (970) 874-4438
  • deltaschools.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,974 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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