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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

81007

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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Local Area
Students by Year Group
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Funding

Funding per pupil

$2,217

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

175

Reduced price lunches

58

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 pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Liberty Point Elementary School328$2,49218.22$46,1110.59
Liberty Point International School470$99017.62$46,2060.57
Swallows Charter Academy409$1,28621.46$38,9390.43
Swallows Charter Academy High School147$2,06926.06$42,9710.44
Sierra Vista Elementary School494$1,34221.17$48,4200.55

Liberty Point Elementary School

Number of pupils328
Funding per pupil$2,492
Pupil teacher ratio18.22
Average teacher salary$46,111
Diversity index0.59

Liberty Point International School

Number of pupils470
Funding per pupil$990
Pupil teacher ratio17.62
Average teacher salary$46,206
Diversity index0.57

Swallows Charter Academy

Number of pupils409
Funding per pupil$1,286
Pupil teacher ratio21.46
Average teacher salary$38,939
Diversity index0.43

Swallows Charter Academy High School

Number of pupils147
Funding per pupil$2,069
Pupil teacher ratio26.06
Average teacher salary$42,971
Diversity index0.44

Sierra Vista Elementary School

Number of pupils494
Funding per pupil$1,342
Pupil teacher ratio21.17
Average teacher salary$48,420
Diversity index0.55
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Liberty Point Elementary School2.05 miles
Liberty Point International School2.19 miles
Swallows Charter Academy2.31 miles
Swallows Charter Academy High School2.31 miles
Sierra Vista Elementary School3.49 miles
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1876 schools in Colorado.
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
EthnicityNumber of students
Black3
White349
Hispanic164
Two or more races34
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander3
American Indian or Aslaskan Native3
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 556 students, with a diversity index of 0.52

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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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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.