Poudre High School

Poudre High School serves 1,779 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Poudre High School operates within the Poudre R-1 School District.
Poudre R-1 School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,779 students
Poudre High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Poudre High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Poudre High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Poudre High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Poudre High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.38
Poudre High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
35%
Poudre High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Poudre High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Poudre R-1 School District's student population of 28,439 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,968 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,090 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Poudre R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
3
Number of Students Managed 28,439 555
Poudre   R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 83%
Poudre   R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $264 MM $7 MM
Poudre   R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $241 MM $7 MM
Poudre   R-1 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,968 $12,220
Poudre   R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,090 $11,937
Poudre   R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Poudre Community Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Polaris Expeditionary Learning School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irish Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort CollinsPoudre Community AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 65 students
    0.3 miles
    2540 Laporte Ave
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)490-3295
    0.39-1265
  • Fort CollinsIrish Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
    0.5 miles
    515 Irish Dr
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-6900
    0.5PK-5391
  • Fort CollinsLab Elementary School For Creative Learning
    Grades: KG-6 | 104 students
    0.8 miles
    1905 Orchard Place
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-8260
    0.8KG-6104
  • Fort CollinsPolaris Expeditionary Learning SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 284 students
    0.8 miles
    1905 Orchard Place
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-8260
    0.86-12284
  • Fort CollinsLincoln Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 488 students
    1 miles
    1600 West Lancer Dr
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-5700
    16-8488

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