2660 Unaweep Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81503
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
New Emerson School At Columbus serves 140 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
New Emerson School At Columbus placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

New Emerson School At Columbus ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

New Emerson School At Columbus's student population of 140 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

New Emerson School At Columbus is ranked within the top 5% 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 New Emerson School At Columbus is 0.29, 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
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#46 out of 1783 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
84%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Btm 50%)

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