600 A Street
Delta, CO 81416
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Garnet Mesa Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Garnet Mesa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Garnet Mesa Elementary School's student population of 490 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Garnet Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Garnet Mesa Elementary School is 0.53, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#953 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
35%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
59%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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