R-5 High School

  • R-5 High School serves 304 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

R-5 High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • R-5 High School's student population of 304 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • R-5 High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of R-5 High School is 0.51, 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#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
36%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
60%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in R-5 High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.510.39
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Graduation Rate35-39%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Junction Chipeta Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
    0.3 miles
    950 Chipeta Avenue
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6825
    0.3 PK-5 445
  • Grand Junction East Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
    0.3 miles
    830 Gunnison Ave
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-5020
    0.3 6-8 477
  • Grand Junction Grand River Academy
    Grades: K-12 | 259 students
    0.7 miles
    600 N 14th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81507
    (970)254-5343
    0.7 K-12 259
  • Grand Junction Independence Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 408 students
    0.7 miles
    651 29 Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6850
    0.7 K-8 408
  • Grand Junction Grand Junction High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1684 students
    0.8 miles
    1400 N 5th St
    Grand Junction, CO 81501
    (970)254-6900
    0.8 9-12 1684

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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