Grand Junction High School



Grand Junction High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grand Junction High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 440
10 423
11 431
12 382

Grand Junction High School is a public high school of the Mesa County Valley School District No. 51 located in Grand Junction, CO. It has 1,676 students in grades 9th through 12th. Grand Junction High School is the 48th largest public high school in Colorado and the 2,547th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,676
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.3

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Grand Junction High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 865
(52%)
3,583
(51%)
 Female 811
(48%)
3,505
(49%)

Grand Junction High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,204
(72%)
5,343
(75%)
 Hispanic 368
(22%)
1,338
(19%)
 Two or More 54
(3%)
237
(3%)
 American Indian 17
(1%)
59
(1%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
51
(1%)
 Black 15
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Grand Junction High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,022
(61%)
4,601
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 534
(32%)
1,969
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 120
(7%)
518
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Grand Junction High School is ranked 34th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grand Junction High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.3%. 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.

Grand Junction High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1649
2006 1701
2007 1695
2008 1739
2009 1757
2010 1774
2011 1760
2012 1676

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 20.7
2007 20
2008 20.3
2009 19.7
2010 20.8
2011 20.2
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33353547604609
2006 0.22163433274544
2007 0.31091445427729
2008 0.2972972972973
2009 0.34376778599886
2010 0.36189402480271
2011 0.375
2012 0.39021479713604

Compare Grand Junction High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
This School 39.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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