R-5 High School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
R-5 High School serves 289 students in grades 6-12.
R-5 High 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 ≤10% (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 ≤10% (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 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

R-5 High School's student population of 289 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

R-5 High 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 R-5 High School is 0.53, 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
#1697 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
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
35%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
59%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.60
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Graduation Rate
36%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
34%
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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 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 R-5 High School is Grand River Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chipeta Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    0.3 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6825
    0.3 PK-5 430
  • Grand Junction East Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 441 students
    0.3 miles
    830 Gunnison Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5020
    0.3 6-8 441
  • Grand Junction Grand River Academy Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 280 students
    0.7 miles
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-5343
    0.7 K-12 280
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
    0.7 miles
    675 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81504
    (970) 254-6850
    0.7 K-8 400
  • Grand Junction Grand Junction High School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,573 student
    0.8 miles
    1400 N 5th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970) 254-6900
    0.8 9-12 1,573

School Reviews

5  
This school is designed for academic and career excellence. Students work at their own pace and are invested in their own education. The best quality about this school is the genuine concern of the teaching staff including the instructional assistants and office staff.
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