Grand River Academy

  • Grand River Academy serves 259 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Grand River Academy's student population of 259 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students259 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grand River Academy's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grand River Academy is 0.39, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#1101 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
76%
53%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.39
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Graduation Rate60-69%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley No. 51 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 408 students
    0.1 miles
    651 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6850
    0.1 K-8 408
  • Grand Junction Lincoln Park Preschool
    Grades: PK | 23 students
    0.2 miles
    519 18th Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-5682
    0.2 PK 23
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
    0.4 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6825
    0.4 PK-5 445
  • Grand Junction East Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
    0.6 miles
    830 Gunnison Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-5020
    0.6 6-8 477
  • Grand Junction R-5 High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 304 students
    0.7 miles
    310 N 7th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6880
    0.7 6-12 304

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