Pueblo West High School

661 Capistrano Drive
Pueblo, CO 81007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Pueblo West High School serves 1,401 students in grades 9-12.
Pueblo West High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pueblo West High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Pueblo West High School's student population of 1,401 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Pueblo West High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pueblo West High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#785 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
54%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
93%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pueblo West High School's ranking?
Pueblo West High School is ranked #785 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Pueblo West High School often compared to?
Pueblo West High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pueblo County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pueblo West High School?
The graduation rate of Pueblo West High School is 93%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Pueblo West High School?
1,401 students attend Pueblo West High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Pueblo West High School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 6% 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 West High School?
Pueblo West High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Pueblo West High School offer ?
Pueblo West High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pueblo West High School part of?
Pueblo West High School is part of Pueblo County School District 70.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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