Orchard Avenue Elementary School

  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School serves 391 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School's student population of 391 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orchard Avenue Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#503 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
74%
53%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa County Valley No. 51 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 259 students
    0.8 miles
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970)254-5343
    0.8 K-12 259
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 408 students
    0.9 miles
    651 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6850
    0.9 K-8 408
  • Grand Junction Lincoln Park Preschool
    Grades: PK | 23 students
    0.9 miles
    519 18th Street
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-5682
    0.9 PK 23
  • Grand Junction Tope Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
    0.9 miles
    2220 N 7th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-7070
    0.9 PK-5 342
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
    1.1 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6825
    1.1 PK-5 445

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