Putnam Elementary School

1400 Maple Street
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 316 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Putnam Elementary School 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 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Putnam Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Putnam Elementary School's student population of 316 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
316 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Putnam Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Putnam Elementary School is 0.53, 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)
#1573 out of 1779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Putnam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Putnam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
60%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Putnam Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Putnam Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
33%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Putnam Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.53
This chart displays the diversity score of Putnam Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Putnam Elementary 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
4%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Putnam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Putnam Elementary School's ranking?
Putnam Elementary School is ranked #1573 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Putnam Elementary School often compared to?
Putnam Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rice Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Putnam Elementary School?
316 students attend Putnam Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Putnam Elementary School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Putnam Elementary School?
Putnam Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Putnam Elementary School offer ?
Putnam Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Putnam Elementary School part of?
Putnam Elementary School is part of Poudre School District R-1.

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3   9/20/2018
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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