Poudre School District R-1 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 51 public schools serving 29,398 students in Poudre School District R-1 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Poudre School District R-1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Poudre School District R-1 School District are Zach Elementary School, Traut Core Elementary School and Liberty Common Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Poudre School District R-1 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Poudre School District R-1 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Poudre School District R-1 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
51 Schools
1,918 Schools
# Students
29,398 Students
881,937 Students
# Teachers
1,744 Teachers
53,045 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Poudre School District R-1 School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 185 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
Overall District Rank
#9 out of 186 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Poudre School District R-1  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Poudre School District R-1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poudre School District R-1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Poudre School District R-1  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.44
0.61
# American Indian Students
146 Students
5,836 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
838 Students
28,404 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,641 Students
301,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
34%
# Black Students
354 Students
40,310 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
21,223 Students
462,435 Students
% White Students
72%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
41 Students
2,451 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,155 Students
40,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
647
26,250
# Students in K Grade:
1,911
58,131
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,047
61,684
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,043
61,401
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,156
62,293
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,166
63,472
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,132
64,703
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,301
67,370
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,304
69,201
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,307
69,365
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,410
70,949
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,283
68,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,303
67,226
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,388
71,149
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,270 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,134. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,912 is less than the state median of $13,247. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$361 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Poudre School District R-1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$321 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Poudre School District R-1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,270
$14,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Poudre School District R-1  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,912
$13,247
This chart display average spending per public school student in Poudre School District R-1  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Poudre School District R-1 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Zach Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3715 Kechter Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5100
Grades: K-5
| 514 students
Rank: #22.
Traut Core Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2515 Timberwood Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 488 students
Rank: #33.
Liberty Common Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1725 Sharp Point Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-9800
Grades: K-12
| 1,163 students
Rank: #44.
Fossil Ridge High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5400 Ziegler Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-6260
Grades: 9-12
| 2,175 students
Rank: #55.
Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3002 East Trilby Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 814 students
Rank: #66.
Werner Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5400 Mail Creek Lane
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-5550
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
Rank: #77.
Mcgraw Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4800 Hinsdale Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 488-8335
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #88.
Bethke Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5100 School House Drive
Timnath, CO 80547
(970) 488-4300
Grades: K-5
| 608 students
Rank: #99.
Dunn Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
501 South Washington
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 488-4825
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
Rank: #1010.
Kruse Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
4400 Mcmurry Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-5625
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #1111.
Fort Collins High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3400 Lambkin Way
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-8021
Grades: 9-12
| 1,951 students
Rank: #1212.
Bacon Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5844 South Timberline Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #1313.
Preston Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
4901 Corbett Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 1,048 students
Rank: #1414.
Rocky Mountain High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1300 West Swallow Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 488-7023
Grades: 9-12
| 2,056 students
Rank: #1515.
Tavelli Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1118 Miramount Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 488-6725
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #1616.
Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(6)
1800 South Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 494-4620
Grades: K-12
| 688 students
Rank: #1717.
Bennett Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1125 Bennett Road
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 488-4750
Grades: PK-5
| 421 students
Rank: #1818.
Beattie Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 Meadowlark Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 488-4225
Grades: PK-5
| 322 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4101 Seneca Street
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 488-5000
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Timnath Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3909 Main Street
Timnath, CO 80547
(970) 488-6825
Grades: PK-5
| 417 students
Rank: #2121.
Rice Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7000 Third Street
Wellington, CO 80549
(970) 488-8700
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #2222.
Fort Collins Montessori School
Charter School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1900 South Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 631-8612
Grades: PK-6
| 174 students
Rank: #2323.
Lopez Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
637 Wabash Street
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 488-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #2424.
Riffenburgh Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1320 East Stuart Street
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-7935
Grades: K-5
| 481 students
Rank: #2525.
Shepardson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1501 Springwood Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-4525
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #2626.
Lesher Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 Stover Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 472-3800
Grades: 6-8
| 799 students
Rank: #2727.
Webber Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4201 Seneca Street
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 488-7800
Grades: 6-8
| 793 students
Rank: #2828.
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School
Alternative School
Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1905 Orchard Place
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 488-8260
Grades: K-12
| 364 students
Rank: #2929.
Olander Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3401 Auntie Stone Street
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 488-8410
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #3030.
Cache La Poudre Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3515 W Cr 54g
Laporte, CO 80535
(970) 488-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 331 students
Rank: #3131.
Harris Bilingual Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 East Elizabeth
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 488-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 318 students
Rank: #3232.
Psd Global Academy
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
703 East Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 490-3086
Grades: K-12
| 251 students
Rank: #3333.
Poudre High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
201 Impala Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 488-6000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,973 students
Rank: #3434.
O'dea Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
312 Princeton Road
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-4450
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #3535.
Cache La Poudre Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3511 W Cr 54g
Laporte, CO 80535
(970) 488-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 287 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Poudre School District R-1
  • 2407 LAPORTE AVENUE, Fort Collins, CO, 80521-2297
  • (970) 482-7420
  • psdschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 29,398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44

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