Pear Park Elementary School

432 30 1/4 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pear Park Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pear Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 26% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pear Park Elementary School's student population of 472 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Pear Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Pear Park Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#1314 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
62%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pear Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.520.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pear Park Elementary 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
14%
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 to Pear Park Elementary School is Central High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bookcliff Middle School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Career Center Preschool
    Grades: PK | 108 students
    1.1 miles
    2935 North Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-5100
    1.1 PK 108
  • Grand Junction Bookcliff Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 578 students
    1.5 miles
    2935 Orchard Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6220
    1.5 6-8 578
  • Grand Junction Fruitvale Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    1.5 miles
    585 30 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-5930
    1.5 PK-5 446
  • Grand Junction Chatfield Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 398 students
    1.6 miles
    3188 D1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-4930
    1.6 PK-5 398
  • Grand Junction Central High School Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,518 student
    1.7 miles
    3130 E1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6200
    1.7 9-12 1,518

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