Pagosa Springs High School

800 South 8th Street
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
2.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
Pagosa Springs High School serves 450 students in grades 9-12.
Pagosa Springs High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pagosa Springs High School's student population of 450 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Pagosa Springs High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pagosa Springs High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#834 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
67%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.60
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArchuleta County School District No. 50 Jt School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pagosa Springs High School is Dulce High School (21.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pagosa Springs Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pagosa Springs Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pagosa Springs Pagosa Springs Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 583 students
    0.7 miles
    141 South 10th Street
    Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
    (970) 264-2229
    0.7 K-4 583
  • Pagosa Springs Pagosa Springs Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 558 students
    1.0 miles
    309 Lewis Street
    Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
    (970) 264-2794
    1 5-8 558
  • Pagosa Springs Pagosa Peak Open School Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 69 students
    2.5 miles
    7 Parelli Way
    Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
    (970) 317-2151
    2.5 K-4 69
  • Dulce Dulce Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 327 students
    21.4 miles
    Hawk Dr
    Dulce, NM 87528
    (505) 759-3353
    21.4 PK-5 327
  • Dulce Dulce High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 198 students
    21.4 miles
    113 Hawk Dr
    Dulce, NM 87528
    (505) 759-3353
    21.4 9-12 198

School Reviews

  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Pagosa Springs High School has a warm and welcoming culture that meets the needs of all students. They have added some AP classes and they have excellent student supports. They have a Building Trades program that is amazing as well as welding and culinary arts. Their music program, Skills USA, Americana, and Speech and Debate complement their sports programs. The teachers really care and work hard to reach every student. The advisory program builds little families of students into color teams that compete against each other like at Hogwarts. My two teenagers like going to PSHS and I feel good about our relationship with the school and the education they are receiving.
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1  
This school has been beyond disappointing, some of the teachers have been great, the administrators, not so much. If you have a serious problem, you get put on hold or they never return your phone calls. There is quite an epidemic with bullying, that does not get fully addressed. The lack of concern for your child`s wellbeing is horrible!
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2  
Administration is the worst, lack of communication from teacher to parent. VERY close minded, no concern for the students well being....they do not follow their mission statement.
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