East Otero School District No. R1 School District

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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.
The top ranked public schools in East Otero School District No. R1 School District are La Junta Jr/sr High School, La Junta Intermediate School and La Junta Primary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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).

Overview

School District NameEast Otero School District No. R1 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lajuntaschools.org
School District Phone Number(719) 384-6900
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
# of Schools3 Schools1,908 Schools
# of Students1,423 Students908,272 Students
# of Teachers90 Teachers51,869 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1

District Comparison

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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#177 out of 183 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of East Otero School District No. R1  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Otero School District No. R1  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Otero School District No. R1  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of East Otero School District No. R1  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.480.60
# of American Indian Students8 Students6,435 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students4 Students28,790 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students939 Students305,932 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
34%
# of Black Students11 Students41,619 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# of White Students432 Students485,318 Students
% White Students
30%
53%
# of Hawaiian Students11 Students2,281 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students18 Students37,873 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 33,045
# of Students in Kindergarten:11563,350
# of Students in 1st Grade:12064,721
# of Students in 2nd Grade:10665,406
# of Students in 3rd Grade:10467,740
# of Students in 4th Grade:13369,560
# of Students in 5th Grade:10869,605
# of Students in 6th Grade:12369,199
# of Students in 7th Grade:12467,808
# of Students in 8th Grade:11067,768
# of Students in 9th Grade:10869,968
# of Students in 10th Grade:9767,062
# of Students in 11th Grade:8565,086
# of Students in 12th Grade:9067,954
# 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CO)
Total Revenue$15 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of East Otero School District No. R1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$13 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of East Otero School District No. R1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,309$13,813
This chart display average revenue per public school student in East Otero School District No. R1  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,424$13,317
This chart display average spending per public school student in East Otero School District No. R1  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

East Otero School District No. R1 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    La Junta Jr/sr High School Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1817 Smithland Ave
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-4467

    Grades: 7-12 | 614 students
  • Rank: #22.
    La Junta Intermediate School Math: 5% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    901 Smithland Ave.
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-9151

    Grades: 3-6 | 468 students
  • Rank: #33.600 West Topeka
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-2991

    Grades: K-2 | 341 students
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