Grand River Academy

600 N 14th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Grand River Academy serves 513 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Grand River Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Grand River Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Grand River Academy's student population of 513 students has grown by 98% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Grand River Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Grand River Academy is 0.44, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#859 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
72%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
50-59%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Grand River Academy's ranking?
Grand River Academy is ranked #859 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Grand River Academy?
The graduation rate of Grand River Academy is 50-59%, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Grand River Academy?
513 students attend Grand River Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Grand River Academy students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Grand River Academy?
Grand River Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Grand River Academy offer ?
Grand River Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Grand River Academy part of?
Grand River Academy is part of Mesa County Valley School District No. 51.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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