Coaldale

62°F
Current Population
227
Elevation Level
6552 ft

About Coaldale

Located west of Pueblo and Colorado Springs, Coaldale is a census-designated place within Fremont County. The unincorporated town has an estimated population of 255 people and offers beautiful homes and scenery. Hikers can explore Hunts Peak and Red Mountain outside of town, while the Arkansas River offers opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and more.

Explore Coaldale

Entertainment & Culture

  • Cutty’s Hayden Creek Resort offers a campground options including tent sites, deluxe cabins, and rv sites.  

  • Hunts Peak is the 13,071 ft peak in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains outside of Coaldale. 

mountains

About the Community

Cotopaxi Elementary School

Summary
  • District Cotopaxi School District Fremont Re-3
  • Phone (719) 942-4131
  • Address 345 COUNTY ROAD 12
  • County Fremont County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 100
  • Student Teacher Ratio 13

Cotopaxi Junior-senior High School

Summary
  • District Cotopaxi School District Fremont Re-3
  • Phone (719) 942-4131
  • Address 345 COUNTY ROAD 12
  • County Fremont County
  • Grade PK - 12
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 226
  • Student Teacher Ratio 9

Longfellow Elementary School

Summary
  • District Salida School District No. R-32
  • Phone (719) 530-5260
  • Address 425 W 7TH ST
  • County Chaffee County
  • Grade KN - 04
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 420
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Mountain Valley Elementary School

Summary
  • District
  • Phone
  • Address (unavailable)
  • County
  • Grade -
  • Instructional Level
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct
  • Total Reported Enrollment
  • Student Teacher Ratio

Mountain Valley Middle School

Summary
  • District
  • Phone
  • Address (unavailable)
  • County
  • Grade -
  • Instructional Level
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator Yes
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct
  • Total Reported Enrollment
  • Student Teacher Ratio

Mountain Valley Senior High School

Summary
  • District Mountain Valley School District No. Re 1
  • Phone (719) 655-2578
  • Address 403 PITKIN AVE
  • County Saguache County
  • Grade PK - 12
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +15% to +20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 147
  • Student Teacher Ratio 6

Salida Early Childhood Center

Summary
  • District Salida School District No. R-32
  • Phone (719) 530-5360
  • Address 516 TELLER ST
  • County Chaffee County
  • Grade PK - PK
  • Instructional Level
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 100
  • Student Teacher Ratio 5

Salida High School

Summary
  • District Salida School District No. R-32
  • Phone (719) 530-5300
  • Address 26 JONES AVE
  • County Chaffee County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -15% to -20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 290
  • Student Teacher Ratio 11

Salida Middle School

Summary
  • District Salida School District No. R-32
  • Phone (719) 530-5300
  • Address 520 MILFORD ST
  • County Chaffee County
  • Grade 05 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 350
  • Student Teacher Ratio 11

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 227
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 260
Households
  • Total Households 107
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 123
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 17

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 15.67
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 16.85
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 55.68
  • Avg Jan High Temp 45.89
  • Avg Jul High Temp 87.25
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 123
  • Air Pollution Index 85
  • Earthquake Index 85
  • Hail Index 6
  • Tornado Index 11
  • Wind Index 34

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1984
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 75
  • Health Care Cost 85
  • Transportation Cost 71