Poudre High School

201 Impala Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,958 students in grades 9-12, Poudre High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,958 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 83% (Top 50% in CO)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Poudre High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Poudre High School's student population of 1,958 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,958 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
104 teachers
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School Rankings

Poudre High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Poudre High School is 0.48, 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)
#397 out of 1779 schools
(Top 30%)
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38%
32%
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66%
45%
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(20-21)
29%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
67%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.48
This chart display the diversity score of Poudre High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Poudre High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Poudre High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 High School's ranking?
Poudre High School is ranked #397 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Poudre High School often compared to?
Poudre High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rocky Mountain High School, Fort Collins High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Poudre High School?
The graduation rate of Poudre High School is 83%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 82%.
How many students attend Poudre High School?
1,958 students attend Poudre High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Poudre High School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Poudre High School?
Poudre High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Poudre High School offer ?
Poudre High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Poudre High School part of?
Poudre High School is part of Poudre School District R-1.

School Reviews

2   1/31/2011
Too much bulling going on and teachers and staff turning there heads to it for certain students.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - suzie

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,958 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 83% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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