Poudre Community Academy

2540 Laporte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Poudre Community Academy serves 150 students in grades 8-12.
Poudre Community Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Poudre Community Academy's student population of 150 students has grown by 59% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Poudre Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Poudre Community Academy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1707 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
43%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
52%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 150 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 45-49% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 30%)

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