La Junta Intermediate School

901 Smithland Ave.
La Junta, CO 81050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
La Junta Intermediate School serves 468 students in grades 3-6.
La Junta Intermediate School 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 5% (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 19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

La Junta Intermediate School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

La Junta Intermediate School's student population of 468 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

La Junta Intermediate School 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 La Junta Intermediate School is 0.46, 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
#1694 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
68%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
29%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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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 Intermediate School is La Junta Jr/sr High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Junta Primary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • 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
    0.6 miles
    1817 Smithland Ave
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-4467
    0.6 7-12 614
  • La Junta La Junta Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 341 students
    1.0 miles
    600 West Topeka
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-2991
    1 K-2 341
  • Swink Swink Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 195 students
    5.2 miles
    610 Columbia Street
    Swink, CO 81077
    (719) 384-8103
    5.2 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
    5.2 miles
    610 Columbia Street
    Swink, CO 81077
    (719) 384-8103
    5.2 7-12 177
  • Cheraw Cheraw School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 207 students
    9.1 miles
    110 Lakeview Avenue
    Cheraw, CO 81030
    (719) 853-6655
    9.1 PK-12 207

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