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Poudre School District

Location: Fort Collins, CO

Population: 152,061

Closest City: Denver, CO

Distance to Closest City: 1 hour 20 mins

Airport Code: DEN

Quick Facts:

Number of High Schools: 5
Students per High School: 1,800
Student to Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Approximate Start Date: Late August
Approximate End Date: Late May
Fall Semester Offered: Yes
Spring Semester Offered: Yes
ESL Offered: No
IB Program Offered: No
Possibility of Graduation: Yes
Enrollment Restrictions: Cannot have graduated at home, cannot be over 18, 226 ELTiS, must be 15 years old at start of program.
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Community Information

Fort Collins was named the best place to live in the country by Money Magazine and averages 300 days of sunshine a year. Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, there are many opportunities for outdoor sports and adventures. Known as the cultural capital of Northern Colorado, there are also many chances to enjoy theatre, music and the work of local artists. Old Town is the section of the city where many of these artists can be found. The city is full of fun and interesting restaurants that offer traditional American as well as international fare.

School Profile

The district supports and inspires their students to think, learn and to care, as well as makes sure that they graduate prepared to be successful in a changing world. The district works to inspire and motivate their students through the many extracurricular activities that they offer, as well as through the large number of AP courses available.


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