Pueblo County High School

  • Pueblo County High School serves 865 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Pueblo County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Colorado state average of 46%.
  • Pueblo County High School operates within the Pueblo County 70 School District.
  • Pueblo County 70 School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the Colorado state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • Pueblo County High School's student population of 865 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students865 students
Gender %Pueblo County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Students by GradePueblo County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Pueblo County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pueblo County High School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
33%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
Hispanic
43%
33%
White
54%
54%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsPueblo County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.39
Graduation Rate85-89%
78%
Pueblo County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Pueblo County High School is Pueblo County 70 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pueblo County 70 School District's student population of 9,582 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,562 in this district is less than the state average of $13,179. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,978 is less than the state average of $12,694. The district spending/student has declined by 34% over four school years.
    School District NamePueblo County 70 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    24
    3
    Number of Students Managed9,582558
    Pueblo County 70 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    27%
    33%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    86%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$78 MM$7 MM
    District Spending$73 MM$7 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,562$13,179
    District Spending / Student$7,978$12,694
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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