La Junta Primary School

  • La Junta Primary School serves 341 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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).

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School Overview

  • La Junta Primary School's student population of 341 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students341 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of La Junta Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of La Junta Primary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in La Junta Primary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in La Junta Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
66%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in La Junta Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in La Junta Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
29%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in La Junta Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Junta Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.480.60
This chart display the diversity score of La Junta Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Junta Primary 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
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Junta Primary 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 NameEast Otero School District No. R1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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