Enrollment and Demographics

Student faces representing diversity across the district.

2021-22 enrollment

Poudre School District's total student enrollment count for the 2021-22 school year is 29,941 students. This year’s enrollment is an increase of 523 students from PSD’s 2020-21 school year enrollment of 29,418. PSD's slight enrollment increase aligns with most other Colorado school districts with 115 out of 178 districts reporting slight growth this year. PSD is the eighth largest school district in Colorado. 

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

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

 2021-22 school year

Student demographics

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black/African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 19.5%
  • Native American/Alaskan Native: 0.5%
  • White: 71.8%
  • Other minorities: 4.2%

Student data

  • Free/reduced lunch participation: 27%
  • Special education: 9% 
  • Gifted and talented: 11.3%
  • English language learners: 5.3%

Staff profile 

  • Classified: 1,714
  • Administrators: 177
  • Certified teachers: 1,527
  • Certified other staff: 550
  • Average teaching experience in PSD: 12.97 years

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