Juniper Ridge Community School



Juniper Ridge Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Juniper Ridge Community School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 25
2 48
3 22
4 25
5 25
6 25
7 21
8 22
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Juniper Ridge Community School is a public elementary school located in Grand Junction, CO in the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51. It enrolls 262 students in grades 1st through 12th. Juniper Ridge Community School is the 883rd largest public school in Colorado and the 44,641st largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 262
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,641st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 883rd out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 857th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 955th out of 1,097

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Juniper Ridge Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 133
(51%)
8,071
(51%)
 Female 129
(49%)
7,613
(49%)

Juniper Ridge Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 220
(84%)
10,905
(70%)
 Hispanic 29
(11%)
3,831
(24%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
627
(4%)
 Black 2
(1%)
83
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
100
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
114
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Juniper Ridge Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 177
(68%)
7,655
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(30%)
6,900
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(3%)
1,129
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Juniper Ridge Community School is ranked 740th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Juniper Ridge Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Juniper Ridge Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 159
2014 204
2015 262

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 16.4
2014 15.8
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.12578616352201
2014 0.18627450980392
2015 0.32442748091603

Compare Juniper Ridge Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.4%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Juniper Ridge Community School
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Public KG - 08 262 19.1:1  
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Private PK - 05 155 10:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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