Pueblo School District 70
As the largest geographical school district in Colorado,Â Pueblo School District 70Â educates more than 8,000 students from Pueblo County.
The district includes four high schools, six middle schools and 12 elementary schools, as well as two charter schools, an alternative middle school, an alternative high school and seven preschools.
Schools in this district work to integrate technology into class instruction in order to enhance each studentâs educational experience.
Pueblo City Schools
More than 18,000 students are enrolled inÂ Pueblo City Schools, formerly known as District 60.
This district includes three high schools, five middle schools and 19 elementary schools, in addition to two K-8 schools and four international magnet schools.
Pueblo City Schools’ high school students follow block schedules, in which the students attend fewer classes each day for longer periods of time.
Pueblo City Schools
Huerta High is a tuition-free public charter school that boasts multiple awards and achievements, while Chavez Academy provides full educational services for grades K-8.
Colorado State University-Pueblo
With approximately 5,000 students enrolled,Â Colorado State University-PuebloÂ sits on more than 275 acres in the Pikes Peak region of Southern Colorado.
Students enjoy a small professor-to-student ratio, with an average of 25 individuals in each class, and can choose from 28 undergraduate programs in the College of Science and Mathematics, the Hasan School of Business, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the College of Education, Engineering and Professional Studies. More than 70 clubs and organizations are available to students, as well.
On the athletic field, with 16 varsity intercollegiate sports, the university competes at the NCAA Division II level and is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
Pueblo Community College
Pueblo Community CollegeÂ is a two-year community college that offers associate’s degrees, certificates in a variety of programs, and is a state leader in health-care education.
Students can study Arts & Sciences, Business & Technology and Health Professions, with 60 completed semester hours required to obtain an associate’s degree and a minimum of two courses necessary to earn a certificate. In addition to its main campus, Pueblo Community College has a campus located in Fremont County.
Article by Jessica Walker forÂ livability.com