Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 46 top public schools in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District, serving 22,105 students.
  • Public school in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus Colorado public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus 42% Colorado statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is New Emerson School At Columbus, with 70-74% math proficiency and 90-94% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Colorado or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic) , which is less than the Colorado public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the Colorado public school average of 17:1.

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
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
# of Schools46 Schools1,908 Schools
# of Students22,105 Students906,546 Students
# of Teachers1,247 Teachers51,658 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 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
78%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.450.60
# of American Indian Students150 Students6,513 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students176 Students28,347 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students5,238 Students304,396 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
33%
# of Black Students122 Students41,626 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students15,537 Students487,030 Students
% White Students
70%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students25 Students2,224 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students857 Students36,398 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:73232,499
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,53564,043
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,63465,427
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,58067,536
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,70269,265
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,75869,522
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,64168,886
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,69167,927
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,63867,840
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,64067,959
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,76468,566
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,55866,516
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,62464,354
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,60866,206
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,074 in this school district is less than the state average of $12,657. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,036 is less than the state average of $12,191. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
Total Revenue$197 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  School District and average revenue for each school distric in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$197 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  School District and average spending for each school distric in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,074$12,657
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  School District and average revenue per public school student in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,036$12,191
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51  School District and average spending per public school student in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | CO School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Grand Junction Appleton Elementary School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 45-49% | Top 50%
    2358 H Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970)254-6400

    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
  • Grand Junction Bookcliff Middle School Math: 19% / Reading: 29% | Bottom 50%
    2935 Orchard Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970)254-6220

    Grades: 6-8 | 575 students
  • Grand Junction Broadway Elementary School Math: 40-44% / Reading: 50-54% | Top 30%
    2248 Broadway
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970)254-6430

    Grades: PK-5 | 253 students
  • Grand Junction Career Center Preschool
    2935 North Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970)254-5100

    Grades: PK | 43 students
  • Grand Junction Central High School Math: 24% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    3130 E1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970)254-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1536 students
  • Grand Junction Chatfield Elementary School Math: 15-19% / Reading: 15-19% | Bottom 50%
    3188 D1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970)254-4930

    Grades: PK-5 | 398 students
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School Math: 15-19% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6825

    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
  • Clifton Clifton Elementary School Math: 6-9% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    3276 F Road
    Clifton, CO 81520
    (970)254-4760

    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
  • Grand Junction Dos Rios Elementary School Math: 15-19% / Reading: 25-29% | Bottom 50%
    265 Linden Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970)254-7910

    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
  • Grand Junction Dual Immersion Academy School Alternative School
    Math: 25-29% / Reading: 50-54% | Top 50%
    552 A West Main Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6070

    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
  • Grand Junction East Middle School Math: 32% / Reading: 38% | Top 50%
    830 Gunnison Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-5020

    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
  • Fruita Fruita 8/9 School Math: 19% / Reading: 31% | Bottom 50%
    1835 J Road
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970)254-6720

    Grades: 8-9 | 741 students
  • Fruita Fruita Middle School Math: 24% / Reading: 37% | Bottom 50%
    239 N Maple
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970)254-6570

    Grades: 6-7 | 606 students
  • Fruita Fruita Monument High School
    1102 Wildcat Ave
    Fruita, CO 81521
    (970)254-6600

    Grades: 10-12 | 1257 students
  • Grand Junction Fruitvale Elementary School Math: 10% / Reading: 20% | Bottom 50%
    585 30 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970)254-5930

    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
  • Gateway Gateway School Math: 21-39% / Reading: 40-59% | Top 50%
    One School Road
    Gateway, CO 81522
    (970)254-7080

    Grades: PK-12 | 25 students
  • Grand Junction Grand Junction High School Math: 26% / Reading: 31% | Bottom 50%
    1400 N 5th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6900

    Grades: 9-12 | 1684 students
  • Grand Junction Grand Mesa Middle School Math: 13% / Reading: 25% | Bottom 50%
    585 31-1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970)254-6270

    Grades: 6-8 | 629 students
  • Grand Junction Grand Mesa Youth Services Center Alternative School
    360 28 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)242-8445

    Grades: 5-12 | n/a students
  • Grand Junction Grand River Academy Math: 35-39% / Reading: 40-44% | Top 50%
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970)254-5343

    Grades: K-12 | 259 students
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Math: 36% / Reading: 51% | Top 50%
    651 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6850

    Grades: K-8 | 408 students
  • Grand Junction Juniper Ridge Community School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    640 24-1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81502
    (970)639-0884

    Grades: K-9 | 303 students
  • Grand Junction Lincoln Orchard Mesa Elementary School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    2888 B1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970)254-7940

    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
  • Grand Junction Lincoln Park Preschool
    519 18th Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-5682

    Grades: PK | 23 students
  • Loma Loma Elementary School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    1360 13 Road
    Loma, CO 81524
    (970)254-6520

    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
  • Grand Junction Mesa Valley Community School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% / Reading: 30-34% | Bottom 50%
    2387 Patterson Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970)254-7202

    Grades: K-12 | 352 students
  • Grand Junction Mesa View Elementary School Math: 20-24% / Reading: 25-29% | Bottom 50%
    2967 B Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970)254-7970

    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
  • Clifton Mount Garfield Middle School Math: 13% / Reading: 21% | Bottom 50%
    3475 Front Street
    Clifton, CO 81520
    (970)254-4720

    Grades: 6-8 | 639 students
  • Grand Junction New Emerson School At Columbus Math: 70-74% / Reading: 90-94% | Top 1%
    2660 Unaweep Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970)254-6500

    Grades: K-5 | 142 students
  • Grand Junction Nisley Elementary School Math: 10% / Reading: 21% | Bottom 50%
    543 28-3/4 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-5900

    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
  • Grand Junction Orchard Avenue Elementary School Math: 30-34% / Reading: 45-49% | Top 50%
    1800 Orchard Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-7560

    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
  • Grand Junction Orchard Mesa Middle School Math: 17% / Reading: 27% | Bottom 50%
    2736 C Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81503
    (970)254-6320

    Grades: 6-8 | 486 students
  • Palisade Palisade High School Math: 39% / Reading: 41% | Top 50%
    3679 G Road
    Palisade, CO 81526
    (970)254-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1011 students
  • Grand Junction Pear Park Elementary School Math: 23% / Reading: 29% | Bottom 50%
    432 30 1/4 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970)254-5960

    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
  • Grand Junction Pomona Elementary School Math: 25% / Reading: 40% | Bottom 50%
    588 25-1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970)254-4990

    Grades: K-5 | 371 students
  • Show 11 more public schools in Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District (out of 46 total schools)
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