Poudre Community Academy

2540 Laporte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 274 students in grades 6-12, Poudre Community Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Poudre Community Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Poudre Community Academy's student population of 274 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Poudre Community Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Poudre Community Academy is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#1559 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤10%
33%
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≤20%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
46%
35%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
46%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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40-44%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Poudre Community Academy's ranking?
Poudre Community Academy is ranked #1559 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Poudre Community Academy often compared to?
Poudre Community Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Centennial High School, Polaris Expeditionary Learning School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Poudre Community Academy?
The graduation rate of Poudre Community Academy is 40-44%, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Poudre Community Academy?
274 students attend Poudre Community Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Poudre Community Academy students are Hispanic, 46% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Poudre Community Academy?
Poudre Community Academy has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Poudre Community Academy offer ?
Poudre Community Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Poudre Community Academy part of?
Poudre Community Academy is part of Poudre School District R-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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