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
9 421
10 462
11 429
12 406

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 1,718 students in grades 9th through 12th. Grand Junction High School is the 47th largest public high school in Colorado and the 2,490th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,718
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,490th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 47th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 351st out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 44th out of 496

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Grand Junction High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 865
(50%)
3,564
(51%)
 Female 853
(50%)
3,477
(49%)

Grand Junction High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,207
(70%)
5,182
(74%)
 Hispanic 402
(23%)
1,472
(21%)
 Two or More 67
(4%)
235
(3%)
 American Indian 17
(1%)
50
(1%)
 Asian 16
(1%)
49
(1%)
 Black 8
(0%)
37
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
16
(0%)

Grand Junction High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,040
(61%)
4,317
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 601
(35%)
2,303
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(4%)
421
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Grand Junction High School is ranked 40th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grand Junction High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.7%. 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
2013 1715
2014 1741
2015 1718

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
2013 19.3
2014 19.9
2015 19.5

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
2013 0.32594752186589
2014 0.34405514072372
2015 0.39464493597206

Compare Grand Junction High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
This School 39.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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