La Junta Jr/sr High School
La Junta Jr/sr High School serves 614 students in grades 7-12.
La Junta Jr/sr High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
La Junta Jr/sr High School's student population of 614 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades 7-12(No Virtual Instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
La Junta Jr/sr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of La Junta Jr/sr High School is 0.49, 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 Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1535 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education
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