East Otero School District No. R1 School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,423 students in East Otero School District No. R1 School District. East Otero School District No. R1 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Public schools in East Otero School District No. R1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 8% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
|School District Name||East Otero School District No. R1 School District|
|School District Website||http://www.lajuntaschools.org|
|School District Phone Number||(719) 384-6900|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (CO)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||1,908 Schools|
|# of Students||1,423 Students||908,272 Students|
|# of Teachers||90 Teachers||51,869 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||17:1|
East Otero School District No. R1 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 182 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (CO)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#177 out of 183 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||8 Students||6,435 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||4 Students||28,790 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||939 Students||305,932 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||11 Students||41,619 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||432 Students||485,318 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||11 Students||2,281 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students|
|# of Two or more races Students||18 Students||37,873 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||33,045|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||115||63,350|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||120||64,721|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||106||65,406|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||104||67,740|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||133||69,560|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||108||69,605|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||123||69,199|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||124||67,808|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||110||67,768|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||108||69,968|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||97||67,062|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||85||65,086|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||90||67,954|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $10,309 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,813. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,424 is less than the state median of $13,317. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (CO)|
|Total Revenue||$15 MM||$8 MM|
|Spending||$13 MM||$8 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,309||$13,813|
|Revenue / Student||$9,424||$13,317|
East Otero School District No. R1 School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.1817 Smithland Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
Grades: 7-12 | 614 students
- Rank: #22.901 Smithland Ave.
La Junta, CO 81050
Grades: 3-6 | 468 students
- Rank: #33.600 West Topeka
La Junta, CO 81050
Grades: K-2 | 341 students
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