Pueblo West High School

Pueblo West High School serves 1,340 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Pueblo West High School operates within the Pueblo County 70 School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 1340 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,340 students
Pueblo West High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Pueblo West High School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Pueblo West High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Pueblo West High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Pueblo West High School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
25%
32%
Pueblo West High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Pueblo West High School Black (1998-2012)
White
70%
56%
Pueblo West High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pueblo West High School Sch Ethnicity Pueblo West High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.58
Pueblo West High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
34%
Pueblo West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Pueblo West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,971 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Pueblo County 70 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 8,971 554
Pueblo County   70 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 73% 78%
Pueblo County   70 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $7 MM
Pueblo County   70 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $75 MM $7 MM
Pueblo County   70 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,261 $11,613
Pueblo County   70 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,376 $12,022
Pueblo County   70 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southern Colorado Early College High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sky View Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sierra Vista Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pueblo West Sierra Vista Elementary School
    500 South Spaulding
    Pueblo West , CO , 81007
    (719)547-2878
    0.5  mi  |  529  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pueblo West Sky View Middle School
    1047 Camino De Bravo
    Pueblo West , CO , 81007
    (719)547-1175
    0.7  mi  |  572  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Pueblo West Desert Sage Elementary School
    935 South Palomar Dr
    Pueblo West , CO , 81007
    (719)647-8878
    1.3  mi  |  409  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pueblo West Cedar Ridge Elementary School
    1266 West Oro Grande Dr
    Pueblo West , CO , 81007
    (719)547-8268
    1.5  mi  |  423  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pueblo West Southern Colorado Early College High School
    Charter School
    Tbd
    Pueblo West , CO , 81007
    (719)547-1627
    Charter School
    1.8  mi  |  153  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Pueblo West, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.49, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Pueblo West is Pueblo West Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.