La Jara Second Chance School (Closed 2015)

La Jara Second Chance School served 55 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤10% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 57%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-29% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 69%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 was higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
≤10%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
20-29%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in La Jara Second Chance School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
69%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in La Jara Second Chance School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
31%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in La Jara Second Chance School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Jara Second Chance School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.430.60
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
40-59%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Jara Second Chance School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Jara Second Chance School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Conejos School District No. Re1j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to La Jara Second Chance School is Centauri High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Centauri Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Jara Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Jara La Jara Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
    0.2 miles
    214 Poplar Street
    La Jara, CO 81140
    (719) 274-5791
    0.2 PK-5 231
  • La Jara Centauri High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 298 students
    1.7 miles
    17889 Us Hwy 285
    La Jara, CO 81140
    (719) 274-5178
    1.7 9-12 298
  • La Jara Centauri Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 230 students
    1.7 miles
    17891 Us Hwy 285
    La Jara, CO 81140
    (719) 274-4301
    1.7 6-8 230
  • La Jara North Conejos Alternative Program Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 51 students
    7.2 miles
    635 Main Street
    La Jara, CO 81140
    (719) 274-4220
    7.2 K-12 51
  • Sanford Sanford Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 221 students
    7.2 miles
    755 Second Street
    Sanford, CO 81151
    (719) 274-5167
    7.2 PK-6 221
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