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Swallows Charter Academy (leave a review)
Contact Information

sca.district70.org

+1 (719) 547-1627

278 South Mcculloch Boulevard

Pueblo West, Colorado

81007

About Swallows Charter Academy
Kindergarten - 8th Grade
Charter school

Swallows Charter Academy is located in the Pueblo County School District 70 of the state of Colorado. It is one of 24 schools in its district.

Swallows Charter Academy is a charter school, specialising in Kindergarten to 8th Grade. Compared to other schools in Colorado, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 409 students.

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

An average teaching salary at Swallows Charter Academy is $38,939, 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

$1,286

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

81

Reduced price lunches

30

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
Swallows Charter Academy High School147$2,06926.06$42,9710.44
Liberty Point International School470$99017.62$46,2060.57
Liberty Point Elementary School328$2,49218.22$46,1110.59
Desert Sage Elementary School427$1,28618.77$44,4950.55
Pueblo West High School1343$1,72222.02$48,0470.52

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

Liberty Point International School

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

Liberty Point Elementary School

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

Desert Sage Elementary School

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

Pueblo West High School

Number of pupils1343
Funding per pupil$1,722
Pupil teacher ratio22.02
Average teacher salary$48,047
Diversity index0.52
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Swallows Charter Academy High School0 miles
Liberty Point International School0.87 miles
Liberty Point Elementary School0.92 miles
Desert Sage Elementary School1.51 miles
Pueblo West High School1.72 miles
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1876 schools in Colorado.
937thlargest school
1241sthighest number of FTE teachers
1697thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1540thhighest average teaching salary
1298thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
988thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
965thhighest diversity index
1658thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Black3
White293
Hispanic93
Two or more races7
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander9
American Indian or Aslaskan Native4
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 409 students, with a diversity index of 0.43

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.7 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 6.1 hours

6th Grade - 8th 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.