La Junta Jr/Sr High School



La Junta Jr/Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Junta Jr/Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 95
8 95
9 89
10 100
11 90
12 96

La Junta Jr/Sr High School is a public high school of the East Otero School District No. R1 located in La Junta, CO. It has 565 students in grades 7th through 12th. La Junta Jr/Sr High School is the 165th largest public high school in Colorado and the 9,707th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.2 to 1.

Total Students: 565
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.43

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La Junta Jr/Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 288
(51%)
288
(51%)
 Female 277
(49%)
277
(49%)

La Junta Jr/Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 344
(61%)
344
(61%)
 White 203
(36%)
203
(36%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

La Junta Jr/Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 299
(53%)
299
(53%)
 Not Eligible 208
(37%)
208
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(10%)
58
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

La Junta Jr/Sr High School is ranked 85th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Junta Jr/Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.2%) is significantly 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.

La Junta Jr/Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 568
2011 556
2012 565

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 17.2
2011 18.6
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.66901408450704
2011 0.64388489208633
2012 0.63185840707965

Compare La Junta Jr/Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 63.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
La Junta Jr/Sr High School
La Junta, CO
Public 07 - 12 565 19.2:1  
Swink Junior-Senior High School
Swink, CO
Public 07 - 12 157 11.5:1 6 miles
Cheraw High School
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Public 09 - 12 58 10.4:1 10 miles
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Public 07 - 12 321 12.7:1 12 miles
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Public 07 - 08 64 15.2:1 19 miles
Las Animas High School
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Public 09 - 12 128 12.7:1 19 miles
Crowley County High School
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Public 09 - 12 134 13.8:1 21 miles
Manzanola Junior-Senior High School
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Public 07 - 12 73 8.1:1 21 miles
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