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Pueblo West High School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (719) 547-8050

661 Capistrano Drive

Pueblo West, Colorado


About Pueblo West High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Pueblo West High School is one of 24 schools found in the Pueblo County School District 70 of Colorado.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 1,343 students from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $48,047, 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 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 pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Sierra Vista Elementary School494$1,34221.17$48,4200.55
Sky View Middle School618$1,49020.95$47,7110.51
Desert Sage Elementary School427$1,28618.77$44,4950.55
Swallows Charter Academy409$1,28621.46$38,9390.43
Swallows Charter Academy High School147$2,06926.06$42,9710.44

Sierra Vista Elementary School

Number of pupils494
Funding per pupil$1,342
Pupil teacher ratio21.17
Average teacher salary$48,420
Diversity index0.55

Sky View Middle School

Number of pupils618
Funding per pupil$1,490
Pupil teacher ratio20.95
Average teacher salary$47,711
Diversity index0.51

Desert Sage Elementary School

Number of pupils427
Funding per pupil$1,286
Pupil teacher ratio18.77
Average teacher salary$44,495
Diversity index0.55

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
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Sierra Vista Elementary School0.61 miles
Sky View Middle School0.77 miles
Desert Sage Elementary School1.32 miles
Swallows Charter Academy1.72 miles
Swallows Charter Academy High School1.72 miles
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1876 schools in Colorado.
82ndlargest school
117thhighest number of FTE teachers
1733rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1116thhighest average teaching salary
1196thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
841sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
552ndhighest diversity index
1479thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races56
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander14
American Indian or Aslaskan Native5
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander1

Out of 1343 students, with a diversity index of 0.52

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 6.6 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.