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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 3,321 students in Otero County, CO. Otero County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public schools in Otero County, CO are Swink Elementary School, Fowler High School and Fowler Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Otero County, CO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Otero County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Colorado public schools.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Otero County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Swink Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    610 Columbia Street
    Swink, CO 81077
    (719) 384-8103

    Grades: K-6 | 195 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Fowler High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 West Grant
    Fowler, CO 81039
    (719) 263-4279

    Grades: 9-12 | 120 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Fowler Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    601 West Grant
    Fowler, CO 81093
    (719) 263-4364

    Grades: K-6 | 205 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Swink Junior-senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    610 Columbia Street
    Swink, CO 81077
    (719) 384-8103

    Grades: 7-12 | 177 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Manzanola Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 S Canal St.
    Manzanola, CO 81058
    (719) 462-5578

    Grades: PK-5 | 63 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Jefferson Intermediate School Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    901 South 11th Street
    Rocky Ford, CO 81067
    (719) 254-7669

    Grades: 3-6 | 240 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Rocky Ford Junior/senior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 West Washington
    Rocky Ford, CO 81067
    (719) 254-7431

    Grades: 7-12 | 362 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Fowler Junior High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 West Eugene Avenue
    Fowler, CO 81039
    (719) 263-4224

    Grades: 7-8 | 58 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Manzanola Junior-senior High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 South Catalpa
    Manzanola, CO 81058
    (719) 462-5528

    Grades: 6-12 | 77 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Cheraw School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    110 Lakeview Avenue
    Cheraw, CO 81030
    (719) 853-6655

    Grades: PK-12 | 207 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    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: #1212.
    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: #13-1413.- 14.600 West Topeka
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-2991

    Grades: K-2 | 341 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.709 South 11th Street
    Rocky Ford, CO 81067
    (719) 254-7681

    Grades: PK-2 | 194 students
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