La Junta Primary School



La Junta Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Junta Primary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 104
2 120
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Junta Primary School is a public elementary school located in La Junta, CO in the East Otero School District No. R1. It enrolls 324 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Junta Primary School is the 756th largest public school in Colorado and the 39,059th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 324
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,059th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 756th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 174th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 606th out of 1,072

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La Junta Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 170
(52%)
383
(52%)
 Female 154
(48%)
359
(48%)

La Junta Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 221
(68%)
500
(67%)
 White 93
(29%)
219
(30%)
 Black 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(1%)

La Junta Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 252
(78%)
542
(73%)
 Not Eligible 45
(14%)
143
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
57
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, La Junta Primary School is ranked 260th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Junta Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

La Junta Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 333
2006 320
2007 318
2008 326
2009 347
2010 372
2011 338
2012 324

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 14.2
2007 14.7
2008 15.5
2009 15.5
2010 16.2
2011 15
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71771771771772
2006 0.765625
2007 0.74528301886792
2008 0.72085889570552
2009 0.77809798270893
2010 0.86290322580645
2011 0.83727810650888
2012 0.86111111111111

Compare La Junta Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 86.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
La Junta Primary School
La Junta, CO
Public KG - 02 324 14:1  
La Junta Intermediate School
La Junta, CO
Public 03 - 06 418 17.6:1 1 miles
Swink Elementary School
Swink, CO
Public KG - 06 189 11.9:1 5 miles
Cheraw Middle School
Cheraw, CO
Public 06 - 08 57 15:1 10 miles
Cheraw Elementary School
Cheraw, CO
Public PK - 05 107 10.8:1 10 miles
Jefferson Intermediate School
Rocky Ford, CO
Public 03 - 06 279 16:1 11 miles
Washington Primary School
Rocky Ford, CO
Public PK - 02 225 14.9:1 11 miles
Las Animas Elementary School
Las Animas, CO
Public KG - 06 282 16.1:1 19 miles
Crowley County Elementary School
Ordway, CO
Public KG - 05 196 15.4:1 20 miles
Manzanola Elementary School
Manzanola, CO
Public PK - 06 58 6.1:1 20 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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