Pueblo West High School

  • Pueblo West High School serves 1,338 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Pueblo West High School's student population of 1,338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pueblo West High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pueblo West High School is 0.51, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1039 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
33%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
62%
53%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pueblo West High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.510.60
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Graduation Rate
90%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePueblo County 70 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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