Poudre High School

Poudre High School serves 1,760 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
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 1760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,760 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
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 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
23%
32%
Black
1%
5%
White
70%
56%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.39
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.
27%
34%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,375 students has grown by 9% 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
51
3
Number of Students Managed 28,375 561
Graduation Rate 89% 78%
District Total Revenue $251 MM $7 MM
District Spending $245 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,682 $11,613
District Spending / Student $9,429 $12,022
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 CollinsPoudre Community Academy
    Alternative School
    2540 Laporte Ave
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)490-3295
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | 74 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Fort CollinsIrish Elementary School
    515 Irish Dr
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-6900
    0.5 mi | 391 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Fort CollinsLab Elementary School For Creative Learning
    1905 Orchard Place
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-8260
    0.8 mi | 107 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Fort CollinsPolaris Expeditionary Learning School
    Alternative School
    1905 Orchard Place
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-8260
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | 278 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Fort CollinsLincoln Middle School
    1600 West Lancer Dr
    Fort CollinsCO 80521
    (970)488-5700
    1 mi | 495 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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