Pupils per teacher
Bessemer Elementary School is one of 34 schools found in the Pueblo School District No. 60 of Colorado.
Bessemer Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 8th Grade. Compared to other schools in Colorado, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 423 students.
The number of teachers at Bessemer 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 $45,661, which is lower than the Colorado state average of $53,492.
Funding per pupil
Title I eligible school
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.
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.
|School||Number of pupils||Funding per pupil||Pupil teacher ratio||Average teacher salary||Diversity index|
|Central High School||760||$2,129||17.35||$53,852||0.36|
|Columbian Elementary School||371||$2,365||15.52||$47,039||0.38|
|Corwin International Magnet School||616||$1,470||20.53||$54,226||0.51|
|Heritage Elementary School||428||$1,760||19.11||$51,739||0.46|
|Carlile Elementary School||318||$2,504||15.36||$43,921||0.43|
|Number of pupils||760|
|Funding per pupil||$2,129|
|Pupil teacher ratio||17.35|
|Average teacher salary||$53,852|
|Number of pupils||371|
|Funding per pupil||$2,365|
|Pupil teacher ratio||15.52|
|Average teacher salary||$47,039|
|Number of pupils||616|
|Funding per pupil||$1,470|
|Pupil teacher ratio||20.53|
|Average teacher salary||$54,226|
|Number of pupils||428|
|Funding per pupil||$1,760|
|Pupil teacher ratio||19.11|
|Average teacher salary||$51,739|
|Number of pupils||318|
|Funding per pupil||$2,504|
|Pupil teacher ratio||15.36|
|Average teacher salary||$43,921|
Out of 423 students, with a diversity index of 0.31
Prekindergarten: 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