Fruita 8/9 School

1835 J Road
Fruita, CO 81521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 740 students in grades 8-9, Fruita 8/9 School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 740 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fruita 8/9 School's student population of 740 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
Total Students
740 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Fruita 8/9 School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fruita 8/9 School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
#1004 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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24%
33%
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38%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
80%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fruita 8/9 School's ranking?
Fruita 8/9 School is ranked #1004 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Fruita 8/9 School often compared to?
Fruita 8/9 Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central High School, Palisade High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Fruita 8/9 School?
740 students attend Fruita 8/9 School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Fruita 8/9 School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fruita 8/9 School?
Fruita 8/9 School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Fruita 8/9 School offer ?
Fruita 8/9 School offers enrollment in grades 8-9
What school district is Fruita 8/9 School part of?
Fruita 8/9 School is part of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51.

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Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 740 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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