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For the 2021 school year, there are 42 public schools serving 22,084 students in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District. Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District are New Emerson School At Columbus, Wingate Elementary School and Redlands Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameMesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.d51schools.org/
School District Phone Number(970) 254-5100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
# of Schools45 Schools1,896 Schools
# of Students22,084 Students908,272 Students
# of Teachers1,240 Teachers51,869 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1

District Comparison

Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 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 81% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#110 out of 183 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  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)
24%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  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
81%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.450.60
# of American Indian Students147 Students6,435 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students185 Students28,790 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students5,186 Students305,932 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
34%
# of Black Students133 Students41,619 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# of White Students15,552 Students485,318 Students
% White Students
70%
53%
# of Hawaiian Students27 Students2,281 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students854 Students37,873 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:80833,045
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,49163,350
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,54364,721
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,62865,406
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,58067,740
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,69869,560
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,76369,605
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,66769,199
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,70867,808
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,65567,768
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,68269,968
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,66967,062
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,57465,086
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,61867,954
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $9,573 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 $9,266 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$211 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  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$205 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  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$9,573$13,813
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  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$9,266$13,317
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  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.

Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    New Emerson School At Columbus Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2660 Unaweep Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-6500

    Grades: K-5 | 140 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Wingate Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    351 South Camp Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970) 254-4960

    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Redlands Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2200 Broadway
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970) 254-7000

    Grades: 6-8 | 556 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Broadway Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2248 Broadway
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-6430

    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Scenic Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    451 West Scenic Dr
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970) 254-6370

    Grades: K-5 | 267 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Appleton Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2358 H Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 254-6400

    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Fruita Monument High School Math: 36% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1102 Wildcat Ave
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6600

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,275 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Pomona Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    588 25-1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 254-4990

    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Gateway School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    One School Road
    Gateway, CO 81522
    (970) 254-7080

    Grades: PK-12 | 33 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Independence Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    675 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6850

    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Tope Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2220 N 7th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-7070

    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Orchard Avenue Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1800 Orchard Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-7560

    Grades: PK-5 | 417 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Rim Rock Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1810 J 6 Road
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6770

    Grades: PK-5 | 653 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Fruita 8/9 School Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1835 J Road
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6720

    Grades: 8-9 | 802 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    East Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    830 Gunnison Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5020

    Grades: 6-8 | 441 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Taylor Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    689 Brentwood Dr
    Palisade, CO 81526
    (970) 254-4870

    Grades: PK-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Dual Immersion Academy School Alternative School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    552 A West Main Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6070

    Grades: PK-5 | 302 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    West Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    123 W Orchard Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 254-5090

    Grades: 6-8 | 385 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Loma Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1360 13 Road
    Loma, CO 81524
    (970) 254-6520

    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Mesa Valley Community School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2387 Patterson Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 254-7202

    Grades: K-12 | 373 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Thunder Mountain Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3063 F1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-5870

    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Chipeta Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6825

    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Bookcliff Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2935 Orchard Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6220

    Grades: 6-8 | 578 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Pear Park Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    432 30 1/4 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-5960

    Grades: PK-5 | 472 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Shelledy Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    353 North Mesa
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6460

    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Fruita Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    239 N Maple
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970) 254-6570

    Grades: 6-7 | 630 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Orchard Mesa Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2736 C Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-6320

    Grades: 6-8 | 494 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Dos Rios Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    265 Linden Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-7910

    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Central High School Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3130 E1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,518 student
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Grand River Academy Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5343

    Grades: K-12 | 280 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Lincoln Orchard Mesa Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2888 B1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-7940

    Grades: PK-5 | 353 students
  • Rank: #30-3230.- 32.
    Mesa View Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2967 B Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970) 254-7970

    Grades: PK-5 | 420 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Fruitvale Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    585 30 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-5930

    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Rocky Mountain Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3260 D1/2 Road
    Clifton, CO 81520
    (970) 254-4900

    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Grand Mesa Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    585 31-1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6270

    Grades: 6-8 | 608 students
  • Show 7 more public schools in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District (out of 42 total schools)
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