Grand Junction school information

IndexGrand JunctionColoradoNational
Average Test Scores56%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools301,42679,235
Total private schools938424,875
Total post-secondary schools41387,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Grand Junction are 17% 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.

Best Schools in Grand Junction

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  • Appleton Elementary School2358 H RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 422 · Ratio: 20:167
  • Bookcliff Middle School2935 Orchard AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 575 · Ratio: 15:158
  • Broadway Elementary School2248 BroadwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 245 · Ratio: 16:174
  • Caprock Academy640 24 1/2 RoadGrades: KG - 10Students: 46 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Career Center Preschool2935 North AvenueGrades: PK - PKStudents: 25 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Central High School550 Warrior WayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,599 · Ratio: 19:143
  • Chatfield Elementary School3188 D1/2 RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 424 · Ratio: 18:149
  • Chipeta Elementary School950 Chipeta AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 472 · Ratio: 18:143
  • Dos Rios Elementary School265 Linden AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 429 · Ratio: 14:149
  • Dual Immersion Academy School552 A West Main StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 272 · Ratio: 20:149
  • East Middle School830 Gunnison AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 444 · Ratio: 15:164
  • Fruitvale Elementary School585 30 RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 17:162
  • Grand Junction High School1400 N 5Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,774 · Ratio: 21:151
  • Grand Mesa Middle School585 31-1/2 RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 657 · Ratio: 15:149
  • Grand Mesa Youth Services Center360 28 RoadGrades: 05 - 12Students: 18 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Grande River Virtual Academy930 Ute AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:133
  • Independence Academy600 North 14Th StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 233 · Ratio: 17:158
  • Lincoln Orchard Mesa Elementary School2888 B1/2 RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 41 · Ratio: 20:150
  • Lincoln Park Preschool519 18Th StreetGrades: PK - PKStudents: 26 · Ratio: 30:1n/a
  • Mesa Valley Vision Home And Community Program1401 North 1St StGrades: KG - 12Students: 326 · Ratio: 0:160
  • Mesa View Elementary School2967 B RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 437 · Ratio: 19:147
  • New Emerson School At Columbus2660 Unaweep AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 133 · Ratio: 20:186
  • Nisley Elementary School543 28-3/4 RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 479 · Ratio: 16:151
  • Orchard Avenue Elementary School1800 Orchard AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 488 · Ratio: 22:166
  • Orchard Mesa Middle School2736 C RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 537 · Ratio: 16:156
  • Pear Park Elementary School432 30 1/4 RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 458 · Ratio: 18:172
  • Pomona Elementary School588 25-1/2 RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 417 · Ratio: 18:154
  • R-5 High School310 N 7Th StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 355 · Ratio: 20:112
  • Redlands Middle School2200 BroadwayGrades: 06 - 08Students: 582 · Ratio: 16:174
  • Scenic Elementary School451 West Scenic DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 239 · Ratio: 18:173
  • Thunder Mountain Elementary School3063 F1/2 RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 624 · Ratio: 21:157
  • Tope Elementary School2220 N 7Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 379 · Ratio: 17:156
  • West Middle School123 W Orchard AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 427 · Ratio: 16:161
  • Wingate Elementary School351 South Camp RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 46 · Ratio: 21:166

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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.
Loma, CO1,44271%4%
Palisade, CO2,63561%10%
Fruita, CO12,70261%11%
Clifton, CO20,26244%36%
Grand Junction, CO59,73156%17%

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Grand Junction, CO59,73156%17%
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.