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Chavez/Huerta K-12 Preparatory Academy (leave a review)
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+1 (719) 295-1623

2500 West 18Th Street

Pueblo, Colorado


About Chavez/Huerta K-12 Preparatory Academy
Kindergarten - 12th Grade
Charter school

Chavez/Huerta K-12 Preparatory Academy is one of 34 schools in the Pueblo School District No. 60 of Colorado.

Chavez/Huerta K-12 Preparatory Academy is a charter school, specialising in Kindergarten to 12th Grade. Compared to other schools in Colorado, this is a relatively large school since it has an enrolment of 1,033 students.

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

At Chavez/Huerta K-12 Preparatory Academy, the average teaching salary of $29,774 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

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 pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Pueblo Youth Service Center13$29,843$41,0650.46
Centennial High School1268$1,04118.83$51,5130.53
Carlile Elementary School318$2,50415.36$43,9210.43
Heroes Middle School265$3,57512.42$43,3700.53
Heroes Academy Prek-5283$1,83413.16$41,3490.48

Pueblo Youth Service Center

Number of pupils13
Funding per pupil$29,843
Pupil teacher ratio
Average teacher salary$41,065
Diversity index0.46

Centennial High School

Number of pupils1268
Funding per pupil$1,041
Pupil teacher ratio18.83
Average teacher salary$51,513
Diversity index0.53

Carlile Elementary School

Number of pupils318
Funding per pupil$2,504
Pupil teacher ratio15.36
Average teacher salary$43,921
Diversity index0.43

Heroes Middle School

Number of pupils265
Funding per pupil$3,575
Pupil teacher ratio12.42
Average teacher salary$43,370
Diversity index0.53

Heroes Academy Prek-5

Number of pupils283
Funding per pupil$1,834
Pupil teacher ratio13.16
Average teacher salary$41,349
Diversity index0.48
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Pueblo Youth Service Center1.27 miles
Centennial High School1.61 miles
Carlile Elementary School1.62 miles
Heroes Middle School1.75 miles
Heroes Academy Prek-52 miles
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1876 schools in Colorado.
142ndlargest school
105thhighest number of FTE teachers
847thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1746thhighest average teaching salary
523rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1613rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1616thhighest diversity index
1576thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races2
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander3
American Indian or Aslaskan Native7
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander6

Out of 1033 students, with a diversity index of 0.26

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.7 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 6.1 hours

6th 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.