La Junta Primary School

  • La Junta Primary School serves 306 students in grades KG-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 46%.
  • La Junta Primary School operates within the East Otero No. R1 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 306 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 306 students
La Junta Primary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % La Junta Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
La Junta Primary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade La Junta Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
La Junta Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
La Junta Primary School American Indian Students (2003-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
La Junta Primary School Asian Students (2003-2012)
Hispanic
72%
33%
La Junta Primary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
La Junta Primary School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
28%
54%
La Junta Primary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
La Junta Primary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
La Junta Primary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups La Junta Primary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.60
La Junta Primary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
34%
La Junta Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
La Junta Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • East Otero No. R1 School District's student population of 1,309 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,856 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,147 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name East Otero No. R1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,309 575
East Otero No. R1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $8 MM
East Otero No. R1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $8 MM
East Otero No. R1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,856 $14,042
East Otero No. R1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,147 $13,805
East Otero No. R1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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    (719)384-8103
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