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Bessemer Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (719) 549-7505

1125 E Routt Avenue

Pueblo, Colorado


About Bessemer Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 8th Grade

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.

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Bessemer Elementary School

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

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
Bessemer Elementary School 423$1,72616$45,6610.31
Central High School (0.68 miles) 760$2,12917$53,8520.36
Columbian Elementary School (0.76 miles) 371$2,36516$47,0390.38
Corwin International Magnet School (1.14 miles) 616$1,47021$54,2260.51
Heritage Elementary School (1.31 miles) 428$1,76019$51,7390.46
Carlile Elementary School (1.48 miles) 318$2,50415$43,9210.43

Bessemer Elementary School

Number of pupils423
Funding per pupil$1,726
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$45,661
Diversity index0.31

Central High School (0.68 miles)

Number of pupils760
Funding per pupil$2,129
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$53,852
Diversity index0.36

Columbian Elementary School (0.76 miles)

Number of pupils371
Funding per pupil$2,365
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$47,039
Diversity index0.38

Corwin International Magnet School (1.14 miles)

Number of pupils616
Funding per pupil$1,470
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$54,226
Diversity index0.51

Heritage Elementary School (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils428
Funding per pupil$1,760
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$51,739
Diversity index0.46

Carlile Elementary School (1.48 miles)

Number of pupils318
Funding per pupil$2,504
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$43,921
Diversity index0.43
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1,876 schools in Colorado. Rankings don't always go up to 1,876 because some schools have missing data.
896thlargest school
850thhighest number of FTE teachers
812thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1234thhighest average teaching salary
88thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1679thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1466thhighest diversity index
1475thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

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

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