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Prairie Winds Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (719) 647-9732

597 E Earl Drive

Pueblo West, Colorado


About Prairie Winds Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Prairie Winds Elementary School is one of 24 schools found in the Pueblo County School District 70 of Colorado.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 556 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Prairie Winds Elementary School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $44,236, which is lower than the Colorado state average of $53,492.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Prairie Winds Elementary School 556$2,21720$44,2360.52
Liberty Point Elementary School (2.05 miles) 328$2,49218$46,1110.59
Liberty Point International School (2.19 miles) 470$99018$46,2060.57
Swallows Charter Academy High School (2.31 miles) 147$2,06926$42,9710.44
Swallows Charter Academy (2.31 miles) 409$1,28621$38,9390.43
Sierra Vista Elementary School (3.49 miles) 494$1,34221$48,4200.55

Prairie Winds Elementary School

Number of pupils556
Funding per pupil$2,217
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$44,236
Diversity index0.52

Liberty Point Elementary School (2.05 miles)

Number of pupils328
Funding per pupil$2,492
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$46,111
Diversity index0.59

Liberty Point International School (2.19 miles)

Number of pupils470
Funding per pupil$990
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$46,206
Diversity index0.57

Swallows Charter Academy High School (2.31 miles)

Number of pupils147
Funding per pupil$2,069
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$42,971
Diversity index0.44

Swallows Charter Academy (2.31 miles)

Number of pupils409
Funding per pupil$1,286
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$38,939
Diversity index0.43

Sierra Vista Elementary School (3.49 miles)

Number of pupils494
Funding per pupil$1,342
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$48,420
Diversity index0.55
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1,876 schools in Colorado. Rankings don't always go up to 1,876 because some schools have missing data.
529thlargest school
779thhighest number of FTE teachers
1580thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1304thhighest average teaching salary
996thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
539thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
590thhighest diversity index
1326thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2.7 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 160 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 160 days

12th Grade: 160 days

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