Poncha Springs

62°F
Current Population
640
Elevation Level
7470 ft

About the Community

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

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 640
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 735
Households
  • Total Households 277
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 318
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 45

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 9.16
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 11.24
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 48.02
  • Avg Jan High Temp 40.71
  • Avg Jul High Temp 82.38
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 126
  • Air Pollution Index 99
  • Earthquake Index 73
  • Hail Index 5
  • Tornado Index 3
  • Wind Index 22

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1986
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 87
  • Health Care Cost 87
  • Transportation Cost 86