East Otero School District No. R1


East Otero School District No. R1


K - 2nd Grade - LJ Primary School 3rd - 6th Grade - LJ Intermediate School 7th - 12th Grade - LJ Jr/Sr High School

Mission Statement

Committed to EXCELLENCE Collaborating with our STRENGTHS Creating the path for student ACHIEVEMENT We envision a district respected by students, families, and community for its high performance and innovation. We envision schools where every student values education and acquires the knowledge, skills, self- confidence, and adaptability to be a capable and successful learner, ready for further education and/or work, and prepared for life’s challenges. Through commitment, collaboration, and creativity, we will: Create a safe and effective learning environment; Foster respectful relationships and open communication with students, families, and community; Deliver a guaranteed and viable curriculum; Implement research-based teaching and learning practices; Share leadership; and Monitor professional practices and student learning to ensure accountability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

East Otero School District R-1 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups, employment in or in the benefits. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to participation. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the district’s compliance: Business Manager 301 Raton Avenue La Junta, Colorado 81050 719-384-6903 For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

East Otero School District No. R1

301 RATON AVENUE, LA JUNTA, CO 81050-3381