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
7 102
8 107
9 86
10 97
11 76
12 74

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 542 students in grades 7th through 12th. La Junta Jr/Sr High School is the 178th largest public high school in Colorado and the 10,123rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.7 to 1.

Total Students: 542
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,123rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 178th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 317th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 187th out of 496

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La Junta Jr/Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 277
(51%)
277
(51%)
 Female 265
(49%)
265
(49%)

La Junta Jr/Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 347
(64%)
347
(64%)
 White 170
(31%)
170
(31%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
13
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(58%)
312
(58%)
 Not Eligible 162
(30%)
162
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(13%)
68
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

La Junta Jr/Sr High School is ranked 94th out of 485 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 (70.1%) is significantly 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.

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
2013 549
2014 561
2015 542

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 17.2
2011 18.6
2012 19.2
2013 17.6
2014 21.2
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.66901408450704
2011 0.64388489208633
2012 0.63185840707965
2013 0.64116575591985
2014 0.61853832442068
2015 0.70110701107011

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 70.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
La Junta Jr/Sr High School
La Junta, CO
Public 07 - 12 542 18.7:1  
Swink Junior-Senior High School
Swink, CO
Public 07 - 12 176 13.6:1 6 miles
Cheraw School
Cheraw, CO
Public PK - 12 213 10.8:1 10 miles
Rocky Ford Junior/Senior High School
Rocky Ford, CO
Public 07 - 12 361 13.6:1 12 miles
Las Animas Junior High School
Las Animas, CO
Public 07 - 08 85 16.7:1 19 miles
Las Animas High School
Las Animas, CO
Public 09 - 12 127 15.3:1 19 miles
Crowley County Junior and Senior High School
Ordway, CO
Public 07 - 12 202 13.3:1 21 miles
Manzanola Junior-Senior High School
Manzanola, CO
Public 07 - 12 61 7.7:1 21 miles
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