Grand River Academy

600 N 14th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Grand River Academy serves 280 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Grand River Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grand River Academy's student population of 280 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Grand River Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Grand River Academy is 0.38, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1363 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
77%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.60
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Grand River Academy is R-5 High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Independence Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
    0.1 miles
    675 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6850
    0.1 K-8 400
  • Grand Junction Lincoln Park Preschool
    Grades: PK | 27 students
    0.2 miles
    519 18th Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5682
    0.2 PK 27
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    0.4 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6825
    0.4 PK-5 430
  • Grand Junction East Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 441 students
    0.6 miles
    830 Gunnison Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5020
    0.6 6-8 441
  • Grand Junction R-5 High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 289 students
    0.7 miles
    455 N. 22nd St.ste. B
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6880
    0.7 6-12 289

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