La Junta High School (Closed 2011)

The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 65-69% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 81%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥95% (which was higher than the Colorado state average of 89%) for the 2009-10 school year.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students (09-10)388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
65-69%
81%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
≥95%
89%
Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian (09-10)
2%
1%
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Asian (09-10)
1%
4%
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Hispanic (09-10)
53%
29%
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Black (09-10)
1%
6%
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White (09-10)
43%
60%
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Hawaiian (09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (09-10)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
46%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Junta High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Otero School District No. R1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to La Junta High School is La Junta Jr/sr High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Junta Intermediate School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Junta La Junta Jr/sr High School Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 614 students
    0.1 miles
    1817 Smithland Ave
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-4467
    0.1 7-12 614
  • La Junta La Junta Intermediate School Math: 5% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 468 students
    0.6 miles
    901 Smithland Ave.
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-9151
    0.6 3-6 468
  • La Junta La Junta Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 341 students
    1.2 miles
    600 West Topeka
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-2991
    1.2 K-2 341
  • Swink Swink Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 195 students
    5.5 miles
    610 Columbia Street
    Swink, CO 81077
    (719) 384-8103
    5.5 K-6 195
  • Swink Swink Junior-senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 177 students
    5.5 miles
    610 Columbia Street
    Swink, CO 81077
    (719) 384-8103
    5.5 7-12 177
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