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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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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
Pueblo West High School 1343$1,72222$48,0470.52
Sierra Vista Elementary School (0.61 miles) 494$1,34221$48,4200.55
Sky View Middle School (0.77 miles) 618$1,49021$47,7110.51
Desert Sage Elementary School (1.32 miles) 427$1,28619$44,4950.55
Swallows Charter Academy High School (1.72 miles) 147$2,06926$42,9710.44
Swallows Charter Academy (1.72 miles) 409$1,28621$38,9390.43

Pueblo West High School

Number of pupils1343
Funding per pupil$1,722
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$48,047
Diversity index0.52

Sierra Vista Elementary School (0.61 miles)

Number of pupils494
Funding per pupil$1,342
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$48,420
Diversity index0.55

Sky View Middle School (0.77 miles)

Number of pupils618
Funding per pupil$1,490
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$47,711
Diversity index0.51

Desert Sage Elementary School (1.32 miles)

Number of pupils427
Funding per pupil$1,286
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$44,495
Diversity index0.55

Swallows Charter Academy High School (1.72 miles)

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

Swallows Charter Academy (1.72 miles)

Number of pupils409
Funding per pupil$1,286
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$38,939
Diversity index0.43
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1,876 schools in Colorado. Please note, schools for which some information is not available are excluded from the rankings for that metric.
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
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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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