Fossil Ridge High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5400 Ziegler Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
Phone
(970) 488-6260
District
POUDRE SCHOOL DISTRICT R-1
County
LARIMER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2055
Classroom Teachers
107

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.0% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Fossil Ridge High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
72%
40%
72%
42%
72%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
17
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 563 27.4%
Grade 10 518 25.2%
Grade 11 466 22.7%
Grade 12 508 24.7%
Total 2055 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.2% 75.9% 55.9%
Black 1.1% 1.3% 4.8%
Hispanic 8.7% 19.0% 35.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.5% 3.0% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.7% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.1% 31.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 24.7% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.1% 6.3% 7.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 206,254 5,758,736
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 111.4 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.0% 35.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.4% 25.2%
65 OR OLDER 12.2% 13.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 80,389 2,148,994
Single Parent Households With Children 7.0% 8.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 91.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 52.1% 40.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.6% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.3% 17.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 13.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.8% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.0% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 9.5% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,599 $166,127,929 51.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $642 $19,048,782 6.0%
Staff $706 $20,947,726 6.5%
General Administration $175 $5,192,425 1.6%
School Administration $701 $20,799,371 6.5%
Operation $829 $24,597,259 7.7%
Transportation $262 $7,773,802 2.4%
Other $724 $21,481,804 6.7%
Total Support $4,038 $119,811,498 37.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,146 $34,002,966 10.6%
Total Expenditures $10,783 $319,942,393 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,409 $4,930,895,654 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $533 $485,852,701 4.6%
Staff $551 $502,601,058 4.8%
General Administration $155 $141,120,502 1.3%
School Administration $743 $677,694,667 6.4%
Operation $892 $813,142,085 7.7%
Transportation $290 $264,731,549 2.5%
Other $680 $619,407,629 5.9%
Total Support $3,845 $3,504,450,990 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $2,124,353,799 20.1%
Total Expenditures $11,584 $10,559,485,383 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%