Enrollment and Demographics

Student faces representing diversity across the district.

2020-21 enrollment

Poudre School District's total student enrollment count for the 2020-21 school year is 29,418 students. This year’s enrollment is a decline of 1,336 students from PSD’s 2019-20 school year enrollment of 30,754. Across the Front Range and state, Colorado school districts saw enrollment decline by 3-4%.

More information about Colorado school districts' enrollment is available on the Colorado Department of Education website.

PSD staff presented a district enrollment update to the Board of Education on Feb. 23, 2021. 


Preliminary enrollment report presented in September 2020 >>

The student count is captured each year in October as part of a point-in-time metric set by Colorado to measure public school enrollment. PSD’s total figure includes all K-12 students and student enrollment in PSD-authorized charter schools, early childhood education and other district programs. 

Data, demographics and profiles

 2020-21 school year

Student demographics

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black/African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 19.2%
  • Native American/Alaskan Native: 0.5%
  • White: 72.2%
  • Other minorities: 4.1%

Student data

  • Free/reduced lunch participation: 23.6%
  • Special education: 9% (2,646 December count enrollment)
  • Gifted and talented: 12%
  • English language learners: 5.7%

Staff profile 

  • Certified: 2,124
  • Classified: 1,461
  • Administrators: 167
  • Teachers: 1,590
  • Average teaching experience in PSD: 12.5 years

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