Colorado Otero County Public Schools

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Otero County, CO

Map of Otero County, COOtero County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 1,262.9 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 15.4 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 13.7%. On the 2000 census form, 97.0% of the population reported only one race, with 0.8% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 37.6% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.49 persons compared to an average family size of 3.04 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $20,774. Per capita income grew by 15.3% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 19,495 Covered Employment 6,743
Growth (%) since 1990 -3.4% Average wage per job $23,992
Households (2000) 7,920 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 8.0%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 9,363 Average wage per job $28,782
Unemployment Rate (2005) 6.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 3.0%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $24,249 Average wage per job $27,451
Median Household Income (2003) $29,262 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 17.8 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 75.7 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.0%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 15.4 Average wage per job $36,820
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1. CHERAW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 160, Cheraw, CO 81030
Phone: (719) 853-6655
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 105
Grades: PK-5

2. CHERAW HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 160, Cheraw, CO 81030
Phone: (719) 853-6655
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 56
Grades: 9-12

3. CHERAW MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 160, Cheraw, CO 81030
Phone: (719) 853-6655
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 47
Grades: 6-8

4. FOWLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 218, Fowler, CO 80139
Phone: (719) 263-4364
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 232
Grades: KG-6

5. FOWLER HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P.O. Box 218, Fowler, CO 81039
Phone: (719) 263-4279
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 119
Grades: 9-12

6. FOWLER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 218, Fowler, CO 81039
Phone: (719) 263-4224
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 57
Grades: 7-8

7. JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 601 South 8th ST., Rocky Ford, CO 81067
Phone: (719) 254-7669
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 174
Grades: 6-8

8. LA JUNTA HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1817 Smithland, La Junta, CO 81050
Phone: (719) 384-4467
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 440
Grades: 9-12

9. LA JUNTA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Address: 1401 East Sixth Street, La Junta, CO 81050
Phone: (719) 384-9151
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 280 3-5

10. LA JUNTA MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 901 Smithland, La Junta, CO 81050
Phone: (719) 384-4371
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 289
Grades: 6-8

11. LA JUNTA PRIMARY SCHOOL
Address: 600 West Topeka, La Junta, CO 81050
Phone: (719) 384-2991
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 326
Grades: KG-2

12. LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 601 South 8th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067
Phone: (719) 254-7851
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 195 3-5

13. MANZANOLA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 148, Manzanola, CO 81058
Phone: (719) 462-5578
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 75
Grades: PK-6

14. MANZANOLA JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 148, Manzanola, CO 81058
Phone: (719) 462-5528
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 94
Grades: 7-12

15. ROCKY FORD HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 601 South 8th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067
Phone: (719) 254-7431
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 222 9-12

16. SWINK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077
Phone: (719) 384-8103
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 196
Grades: KG-6

17. SWINK JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077
Phone: (719) 384-8103
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 178
Grades: 7-12

18. TIGER LEARNING CENTER
Address: 1817 Smithland, La Junta, CO 81050
Phone: (719) 384-4460
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 16
Grades: 9-12

19. WASHINGTON PRIMARY SCHOOL
Address: 601 South 8th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067
Phone: (719) 254-7681
County: Otero County
Enrollment: 268
Grades: PK-2