La Junta school information

IndexLa JuntaColoradoNational
Average Test Scores48%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools61,42679,235
Total private schoolsn/a38424,875
Total post-secondary schools11387,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in La Junta are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in La Junta.
  • 73.5% of people in La Junta have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.7% of people in La Junta have completed high school.
  • 14.3% of people in La Junta have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in La Junta

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  • La Junta Intermediate School901 Smithland Ave.Grades: 03 - 06Students: 369 · Ratio: 15:148
  • La Junta Jr/Sr High School1817 Smithland AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 568 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • La Junta Primary School600 West TopekaGrades: KG - 02Students: 372 · Ratio: 17:1n/a

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Education level achieved in La Junta

IndexLa JuntaColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade73.5%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school71.7%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college55.4%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.1%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.3%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters5.4%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in La Junta (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Swink, CO77574%9%
Cheraw, CO20256%17%
Rocky Ford, CO3,92537%45%
La Junta, CO7,04048%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Perry, FL7,04040%41%
Sausalito, CA7,04365%5%
Rumson, NJ7,04593%37%
Bellbrook, OH7,03592%35%
Rathdrum, ID7,04685%24%
La Junta, CO7,04048%30%
Source: The La Junta, 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.