Montrose County School District Re-1j School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 5,836 students in Montrose County School District Re-1j School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Montrose County School District Re-1j School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Montrose County School District Re-1j School District are Cottonwood Elementary School, Peak Virtual Academy and Montrose High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Montrose County School District Re-1j School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Montrose County School District Re-1j School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Montrose County School District Re-1j 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
14 Schools
1,918 Schools
# Students
5,836 Students
881,937 Students
# Teachers
326 Teachers
53,045 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Montrose County School District Re-1j School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 185 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 74% has decreased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#83 out of 186 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Montrose County School District Re-1j  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montrose County School District Re-1j  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)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montrose County School District Re-1j  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
74%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Montrose County School District Re-1j  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.61
# American Indian Students
30 Students
5,836 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
44 Students
28,404 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,333 Students
301,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
34%
# Black Students
28 Students
40,310 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
3,261 Students
462,435 Students
% White Students
56%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
2,451 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
132 Students
40,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
249
26,250
# Students in K Grade:
372
58,131
# Students in 1st Grade:
382
61,684
# Students in 2nd Grade:
382
61,401
# Students in 3rd Grade:
388
62,293
# Students in 4th Grade:
422
63,472
# Students in 5th Grade:
411
64,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
433
67,370
# Students in 7th Grade:
475
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
426
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
483
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
447
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
459
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
507
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,035 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,491 is higher than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$70 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Montrose County School District Re-1j  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$79 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Montrose County School District Re-1j  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,035
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Montrose County School District Re-1j  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
$13,491
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in Montrose County School District Re-1j  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 Montrose County School District Re-1j School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3500 Woodgate Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2539
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #22.
Peak Virtual Academy
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
526 N. 6th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-7726
Grades: K-12
| 204 students
Rank: #33.
Montrose High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 South Selig Avenue
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-6636
Grades: 9-12
| 1,352 students
Rank: #44.
Centennial Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 South 5th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2576
Grades: 6-8
| 588 students
Rank: #55.
Columbine Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 South 12th Street
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2581
Grades: 6-8
| 472 students
Rank: #66.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
62100 Oak Grove Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-6867
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: #77.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13820 6700 Road
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2584
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #88.
Olathe Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
326 North 3rd Street
Olathe, CO 81425
(970) 252-7940
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #99.
Olathe High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
410 Highway 50
Olathe, CO 81425
(970) 252-7950
Grades: 9-12
| 271 students
Rank: #1010.
Pomona Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1045 South Cascade
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2514
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
Rank: #1111.
Olathe Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
326 Highway 50
Olathe, CO 81425
(970) 252-7950
Grades: 6-8
| 222 students
Rank: #1212.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
528 North Uncompahgre
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-2554
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
Rank: #1313.
Vista Charter School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1810 St. Mary Drive
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-4470
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
900 Colorado Avenue
Montrose, CO 81402
(970) 249-5858
Grades: PK
| 249 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Montrose County School District Re-1j
  • 930 COLORADO AVENUE, MONTROSE, CO, 81401
  • (970) 249-7726
  • mcsd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,836 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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