Grand Junction school information

IndexGrand JunctionColoradoNational
Average Test Scores31%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools301,42679,235
Total private schools938424,875
Total post-secondary schools41387,965

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  • The average school test scores in Grand Junction are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 30 public schools in Grand Junction.
  • 86.7% of people in Grand Junction have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in Grand Junction have completed high school.
  • 29.5% of people in Grand Junction have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Grand Junction

IndexGrand JunctionColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school85.7%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college63.7%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree39.1%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors29.5%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters10.2%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.3%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Grand Junction (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Redlands, CO9,54641%17%
Palisade, CO2,63537%24%
Fruita, CO12,70232%35%
Orchard Mesa, CO6,27227%45%
Fruitvale, CO8,42225%50%
Grand Junction, CO59,73131%37%

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Mansfield, TX59,75783%69%
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West Des Moines, IA59,81584%71%
Grand Junction, CO59,73131%37%
Source: The Grand Junction, CO education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.