Delta County Opportunity School

  • Delta County Opportunity School serves 79 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Delta County Opportunity School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Delta County Opportunity School's student population of 79 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Delta County Opportunity School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Delta County Opportunity School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
36%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
63%
53%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delta County Opportunity School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.480.60
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Graduation Rate40-49%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delta County Opportunity School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDelta County Joint No. 50 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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