Pueblo school information

Average Test Scores26%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools491,42679,221
Total private schools938424,874
Total post-secondary schools41387,963
The Pueblo, CO educational system consists of 49 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Pueblo public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 24% lower than than the Colorado average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pueblo public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.6% have completed high school, 18.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pueblo are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 49 public schools in Pueblo.
  • 81.2% of people in Pueblo have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Pueblo have completed high school.
  • 18.8% of people in Pueblo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pueblo

Completed 8th grade81.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.2%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Pueblo (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pueblo West, CO30,49531%37%
Vineland, CO17322%56%
Avondale, CO86617%65%
Pueblo, CO108,38526%48%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
The Woodlands, TX108,37392%87%
Richardson, TX108,35079%60%
Richmond, CA108,30327%45%
Murrieta, CA108,58350%1%
Antioch, CA108,67525%50%
Pueblo, CO108,38526%48%
Source: The Pueblo, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.