Orchard Avenue Elementary School

  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School serves 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Orchard Avenue Elementary School is 0.39, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#857 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
76%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley School District No. 51 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Orchard Avenue Elementary School is Grand River Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Grand River Academy
    Grades: K-12 | 280 students
    0.8 miles
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5343
    0.8 K-12 280
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
    0.9 miles
    675 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6850
    0.9 K-8 400
  • Grand Junction Lincoln Park Preschool
    Grades: PK | 27 students
    0.9 miles
    519 18th Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5682
    0.9 PK 27
  • Grand Junction Tope Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    2220 N 7th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-7070
    0.9 PK-5 348
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    1.1 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6825
    1.1 PK-5 430

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