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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Otero County, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Otero County, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 194   (3.11%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 84   (1.35%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 281   (4.5%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 309   (4.95%)
  • 9th Grade: 200   (3.2%)
  • 10th Grade: 163   (2.61%)
  • 11th Grade: 178   (2.85%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 172   (2.75%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,954   (31.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 531   (8.5%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 833   (13.34%)
  • Associate Degree: 384   (6.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 657   (10.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 179   (2.87%)
  • Professional School Degree: 102   (1.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 24   (0.38%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 134   (1.93%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 94   (1.36%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 117   (1.69%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 314   (4.53%)
  • 9th Grade: 250   (3.61%)
  • 10th Grade: 224   (3.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 274   (3.96%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 209   (3.02%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,096   (30.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 542   (7.82%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,002   (14.47%)
  • Associate Degree: 605   (8.73%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 664   (9.59%)
  • Master's Degree: 351   (5.07%)
  • Professional School Degree: 37   (0.53%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 14   (0.2%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Otero County, Colorado

  • East Otero R-1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1802 Colorado Avenue Ste 200, La Junta, CO 81050, Phone: (719) 384-6900, Students: 1,558 )

  • Rocky Ford R-2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 601 South 8 Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067, Phone: (719) 254-7423, Students: 843 )

  • Fowler R-4j


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 218, Fowler, CO 81039, Phone: (719) 263-4224, Students: 375 )

  • Swink 33


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077, Phone: (719) 384-8103, Students: 373 )

  • Cheraw 31


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 160, Cheraw, CO 81030, Phone: (719) 853-6655, Students: 218 )

  • Manzanola 3j


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 148, Manzanola, CO 81058, Phone: (719) 462-5527, Students: 210 )

  • Santa Fe Trail Boces


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 980, La Junta, CO 81050, Phone: (719) 383-2623, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Otero County, Colorado

  • La Junta Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 901 Smithland, La Junta, CO 81050, Phone: (719) 384-4371, Students: 385 )

  • La Junta Primary School


    ( Grades: KG-2, Location: 600 West Topeka, La Junta, CO 81050, Phone: (719) 384-2991, Students: 333 )

  • La Junta Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 1401 East Sixth Street, La Junta, CO 81050, Phone: (719) 384-9151, Students: 331 )

  • Washington Primary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 601 South 8th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067, Phone: (719) 254-7681, Students: 224 )

  • Jefferson Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 601 South 8th St., Rocky Ford, CO 81067, Phone: (719) 254-7669, Students: 203 )

  • Swink Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077, Phone: (719) 384-8103, Students: 186 )

  • Liberty Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 601 South 8th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067, Phone: (719) 254-7851, Students: 185 )

  • Manzanola Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 148, Manzanola, CO 81058, Phone: (719) 462-5578, Students: 114 )

  • Cheraw Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 160, Cheraw, CO 81030, Phone: (719) 853-6655, Students: 101 )

  • Fowler Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P O Box 218, Fowler, CO 81039, Phone: (719) 263-4224, Students: 63 )

  • Cheraw Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 160, Cheraw, CO 81030, Phone: (719) 853-6655, Students: 54 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Otero County, Colorado

  • La Junta High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1817 Smithland, La Junta, CO 81050, Phone: (719) 384-4467, Students: 485 )

  • Rocky Ford High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 601 South 8th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067, Phone: (719) 254-7431, Students: 231 )

  • Swink Junior-senior High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077, Phone: (719) 384-8103, Students: 187 )

  • Fowler High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P.o. Box 218, Fowler, CO 81039, Phone: (719) 263-4279, Students: 103 )

  • Manzanola Junior-senior High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 148, Manzanola, CO 81058, Phone: (719) 462-5528, Students: 96 )

  • Cheraw High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 160, Cheraw, CO 81030, Phone: (719) 853-6655, Students: 63 )

  • Tiger Learning Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1817 Smithland, La Junta, CO 81050, Phone: (719) 384-4460, Students: 24 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Otero County, Colorado

  • Otero Junior College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,558; Location: 802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, CO 81050, Web: http://www.ojc.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Otero County, Colorado

  • Pioneer Christian School


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 22535 County Road Cc.5, Rocky Ford, CO 81067, Phone: (719) 254-3550, Students: 12 )

Academic Libraries In Otero County, Colorado

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Otero County, Colorado

  • Fowler Pl


    411 6th Street, Fowler, CO 81039

  • La Junta/woodruff Mem L


    522 Colorado Avenue, La Junta, CO 81050

  • Manzanola School/public Library


    301 S Catalpa, Manzanola, CO 81058

  • Rocky Ford Pl


    400 South Tenth Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067

  • Swink School/public Library


    610 Columbia Ave, Swink, CO 81077

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Otero County, Colorado


  • Alamogordo Friends Of The Zoo Inc


    Po Box 596, La Luz, NM 88337

  • American Armed Forces Museum Inc


    144 Hwy 82, Alamogordo, NM 88310

  • Bents Old Fort Historical Association


    35110 Highway 194 East, La Junta, CO 81050
    http://bofha.org

  • Fowler Historical Museum And Society


    114 S Main St, Fowler, CO 81039

  • Fowler Historical Society Inc


    114 E Grant Ave Po Box 381, Fowler, CO 81039
    http://www.fhsmuseum.org

  • Heritage Alliance Of Otero County


    911 E 8th St, La Junta, CO 81050

  • Koshare Indian Museum Inc


    Po Box 580, La Junta, CO 81050

  • New Mexico Museum Of Space History


    3198 State Route 2001, La Luz, NM 88337

  • New Mexico Rails To Trails Association


    Po Box 44, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
    http://nmrailstotrails.org/home-3

  • Otero Junior College Foundation


    1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, CO 81050
    http://www.ojc.edu

  • Otero Museum Association


    Po Box 223, La Junta, CO 81050

  • Red Brick Building Restoration Foundation


    Po Box 612, Tularosa, NM 88352

  • Sacramento Mountains Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 435, Cloudcroft, NM 88317

  • Sacramento Mountains Museum


    1000 Us Highway 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
    http://cloudcroftmuseum.com/dnn

  • Toy Train Depot Inc


    1991 N Wht Snds Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310
    http://www.trains.com

  • Tularosa Basin Historical Society


    1301 N White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310
    http://alamogordohistorymuseum.com

  • Tularosa Basin Historical Society Museum


    1301 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310

  • Tularosa Village Historical Society


    701 St Francis Drive, Tularosa, NM 88352

(updated 2014)



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