La Jara Elementary School

  • La Jara Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • La Jara Elementary School's student population of 211 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students211 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of La Jara Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of La Jara Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • La Jara Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Jara Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#883 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of La Jara Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in La Jara Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
45%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Jara Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.500.60
This chart display the diversity score of La Jara Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Jara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Conejos No. Re1J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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