Poudre High School

Poudre High School serves 1,804 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Poudre High School operates within the Poudre R-1 School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 1804 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 1,804 students
Poudre High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Poudre High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Poudre High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Poudre High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Poudre High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
21%
32%
Poudre High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Poudre High School Black (1988-2012)
White
70%
56%
Poudre High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Poudre High School Sch Ethnicity Poudre High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.47 0.58
Poudre High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
34%
Poudre High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,969 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Poudre R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
3
Number of Students Managed 27,969 554
Poudre   R-1 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 89% 78%
Poudre   R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $251 MM $7 MM
Poudre   R-1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $245 MM $7 MM
Poudre   R-1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,682 $11,613
Poudre   R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,429 $12,022
Poudre   R-1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Fort Collins Poudre Community Academy
    Alternative School
    2540 Laporte Ave
    Fort Collins , CO , 80521
    (970)490-3295
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Fort Collins Irish Elementary School
    515 Irish Dr
    Fort Collins , CO , 80521
    (970)488-6900
    0.5  mi  |  402  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Fort Collins Polaris Expeditionary Learning School
    Alternative School
    1905 Orchard Place
    Fort Collins , CO , 80521
    (970)488-8260
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Fort Collins Lab Elementary School For Creative Learning
    1905 Orchard Place
    Fort Collins , CO , 80521
    (970)488-8260
    0.8  mi  |  103  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Fort Collins Lincoln Middle School
    1600 West Lancer Dr
    Fort Collins , CO , 80521
    (970)488-5700
    1  mi  |  506  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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  • Recommended January 31, 2011 - Too much bulling going on and teachers and staff turning there heads to it for certain students. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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