Las Animas Junior High School

1021 2nd Street
Las Animas, CO 81054
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 72 students in grades 7-8, Las Animas Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 72 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Las Animas Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Las Animas Junior High School's student population of 72 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
72 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Las Animas Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Las Animas Junior High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
#1110 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-29%
33%
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21-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
51%
35%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
45%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Las Animas Junior High School's ranking?
Las Animas Junior High School is ranked #1110 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Las Animas Junior High School?
72 students attend Las Animas Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Las Animas Junior High School students are Hispanic, 45% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Las Animas Junior High School?
Las Animas Junior High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Las Animas Junior High School offer ?
Las Animas Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Las Animas Junior High School part of?
Las Animas Junior High School is part of Las Animas School District No. Re-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 72 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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