Pueblo County School District 70

301 Lane 28
Pueblo, CO 81001
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Pueblo County School District 70 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 10,232 students in Pueblo County School District 70. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Pueblo County School District 70 have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
25 Schools
1,939 Schools
# Students
10,232 Students
880,586 Students
# Teachers
532 Teachers
53,205 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Pueblo County School District 70, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#88 out of 180 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pueblo County School District 70, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pueblo County School District 70 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pueblo County School District 70 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pueblo County School District 70 and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.61
# American Indian Students
16 Students
5,720 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
67 Students
28,116 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
4,054 Students
305,656 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
35%
# Black Students
68 Students
40,168 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
5,476 Students
455,319 Students
% White Students
53%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
2,567 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
541 Students
43,153 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
289
30,889
# Students in K Grade:
652
61,524
# Students in 1st Grade:
686
59,967
# Students in 2nd Grade:
743
61,524
# Students in 3rd Grade:
700
61,304
# Students in 4th Grade:
737
62,062
# Students in 5th Grade:
678
63,300
# Students in 6th Grade:
845
64,464
# Students in 7th Grade:
817
66,824
# Students in 8th Grade:
938
68,892
# Students in 9th Grade:
921
71,759
# Students in 10th Grade:
803
69,031
# Students in 11th Grade:
693
67,423
# Students in 12th Grade:
730
71,623
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,222 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,871. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,132 is less than the state median of $17,945. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$115 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pueblo County School District 70 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$114 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Pueblo County School District 70 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,222
$18,871
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pueblo County School District 70 and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,132
$17,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pueblo County School District 70 and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Pueblo County School District 70 Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Connect Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
104 West 7th
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 542-0224
Grades: 6-8
| 258 students
Rank: #22.
Rye High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 High School Drive
Rye, CO 81069
(719) 489-2271
Grades: 9-12
| 250 students
Rank: #33.
Villa Bella Expeditionary School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2390 Rowlings Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001
(719) 621-1763
Grades: K-5
| 300 students
Rank: #44.
Cedar Ridge Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1266 West Oro Grande Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-8268
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #55.
Pueblo County High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1050 35th Lane
Pueblo, CO 81006
(719) 948-3352
Grades: 9-12
| 1,181 students
Rank: #66.
Swallows Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
101 Civic Center Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-1627
Grades: 9-12
| 152 students
Rank: #77.
Beulah Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8734 Schoolhouse Lane
Beulah, CO 81023
(719) 485-3127
Grades: K-5
| 85 students
Rank: #88.
Pueblo West High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
661 Capistrano Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-8050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,401 students
Rank: #99.
Pleasant View Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
23600 Everett Road
Pueblo, CO 81006
(719) 542-7813
Grades: 6-8
| 440 students
Rank: #1010.
North Mesa Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
28881 Gale Road
Pueblo, CO 81006
(719) 948-3303
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #1111.
Craver Middle School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4850 Crow Cut Off Road
Colorado City, CO 81019
(719) 676-3030
Grades: 6-8
| 196 students
Rank: #1212.
Beulah Middle School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8734 Schoolhouse Lane
Beulah, CO 81023
(719) 485-3127
Grades: 6-8
| 45 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Sierra Vista Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 South Spaulding
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-2878
Grades: PK-5
| 459 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Sky View Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1047 Camino De Bravo
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-1175
Grades: 6-8
| 583 students
Rank: #1515.
Swallows Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
278 South Mcculloch Boulevard
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-1627
Grades: K-8
| 603 students
Rank: #1616.
South Mesa Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
23701 East Preston Road
Pueblo, CO 81006
(719) 543-6444
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #1717.
Vineland Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
35777 Iris Road
Pueblo, CO 81006
(719) 948-3331
Grades: PK-5
| 308 students
Rank: #1818.
Prairie Winds Elementary School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
597 E Earl Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 647-9732
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #1919.
Rye Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8120 Highway 165 West
Rye, CO 81069
(719) 489-2272
Grades: PK-5
| 299 students
Rank: #2020.
Avondale Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
213 Highway 50 East
Avondale, CO 81022
(719) 947-3484
Grades: PK-5
| 143 students
Rank: #2121.
Liberty Point Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
386 East Hahns Peak Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-2191
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
Rank: #2222.
Desert Sage Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
935 South Palomar Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 647-8878
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #2323.
Vineland Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1132 Lane 36
Pueblo, CO 81006
(719) 948-3336
Grades: 6-8
| 332 students
Rank: #2424.
Liberty Point International School
Math: 10% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
484 South Maher Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(719) 547-3752
Grades: 6-8
| 525 students
Rank: #2525.
70 Online
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Lane 28
Pueblo, CO 81001
(719) 295-6518
Grades: 6-12
| 214 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pueblo County School District 70?
Pueblo County School District 70 manages 25 public schools serving 10,232 students.
What is the rank of Pueblo County School District 70?
Pueblo County School District 70 is ranked #97 out of 178 school districts in Colorado (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Colorado school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pueblo County School District 70?
53% of Pueblo County School District 70 students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pueblo County School District 70?
Pueblo County School District 70 has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 17:1.
What is Pueblo County School District 70's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,132 is less than the state median of $17,945. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 25 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,232 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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