Poudre High School

  • Poudre High School serves 1,744 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Poudre High School operates within the Poudre R-1 School District.
  • Poudre R-1 School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1744 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,744 students
Poudre High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Poudre High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Poudre High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Poudre High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 16:1 18:1
Poudre High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Poudre High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
3%
Poudre High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
24%
33%
Poudre High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Poudre High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
69%
54%
Poudre High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Poudre High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Poudre High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Poudre High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.47 0.39
Poudre High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
33%
34%
Poudre High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
6%
7%
Poudre High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Poudre R-1 School District's student population of 28,982 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,993 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,996 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Poudre R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
3
Number of Students Managed 28,982 575
Poudre R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 83%
Poudre R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $284 MM $8 MM
Poudre R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $284 MM $8 MM
Poudre R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,993 $14,042
Poudre R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,996 $13,805
Poudre R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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