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Thursday
Sep012011

Are you ready for College if you graduate from Mesa County District 51???

How many of you have been hearing the battle cry for more money to the Mesa County District 51 school district? About every day in the local papers sounds about right. VetTheGov located some interesting stats from the Colorado Department of Higher Education and would like to share a few items of interest. 

Some quick stats that won't require much reading! Direct link to the entire legislative report.

2010 Remedial classes needed in at least one subject for first year students attending Mesa State - 47% compared to state average for 4-year public schools at 18.3%.

2005-2010 Remedial classes needed in at least one subject for first year students attending Mesa State - 51.7% average compared to state average for 4-year public schools at 19.4%.

2007-2010 Remedial classes needed in at least one subject for first year students attending Mesa State from District 51 High Schools compared to state average at 28.6%.

* Central HS average 44.125% 

* Fruita Monument HS average 33.525%

* Grand Junction HS average 36.25%

* Palisade HS average 49.925%

Are you children getting a quality education from Mesa County School District 51??? Please watch the video below and determine if a College Education, with its increasing cost from rising inflation, is worth it. Stay tuned for more to come on higher education!