Average Teacher Salary in Poudre School District R-1

The average teacher salary in Poudre School District R-1 is $37,825.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,400 $17,440 $20,920 $27,440 $32,390 $44,230
Elementary $47,250 $33,690 $39,260 $46,060 $55,440 $64,020

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,310
  • Full time teachers: 1,531
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 16 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 458
  • Instructional Coordinators: 66
  • Elementary Teachers: 704
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 103
  • Pre-K Teachers: 34
  • High School Teachers: 691
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 25,953

Financial Statistics for Poudre School District R-1

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $137,017,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $87,702,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $14,659,000
  • Total revenue: $239,378,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $116,003,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $129,276,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $31,425,000
  • Expenditures per student: $634,000
  • Total expenditures: $239,931,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $62,065,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,673,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,786,000

Information on Schools within Poudre School District R-1

Elementary Schools within the Poudre School District R-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bacon Elementary School
5844 South Timberline Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80528
970-488-5300
  • Total: 527
  • Pre-k: 42
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 80
  • 6th grade: 66
17 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Barton Prekindergarten
703 East Prospect
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-490-3204
  • Total: 255
  • Pre-k: 255
15 to 1 17 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Bauder Elementary School
2345 West Prospect
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-4150
  • Total: 418
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 44
19 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Beattie Elementary School
3000 Meadowlark
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-4225
  • Total: 381
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 57
  • 6th grade: 49
17 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Bennett Elementary School
1125 Bennett Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-4750
  • Total: 486
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 58
18 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Bethke Elementary School
5100 School House Dr
Timnath, CO 80547
970-488-4300
  • Total: 277
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 42
17 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cache La Poudre Elementary School
3511 West Cr 54g
La Porte, CO 80535
970-488-7600
  • Total: 381
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 59
  • 6th grade: 64
14 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Dunn Elementary School
501 South Washington
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-4825
  • Total: 451
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 46
  • 6th grade: 66
18 to 1 26 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Eyestone Elementary School
4000 Wilson Ave
Wellington, CO 80549
970-488-8600
  • Total: 573
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 80
  • 6th grade: 61
18 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Harris Bilingual Elementary School
501 East Elizabeth
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-488-5200
  • Total: 366
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 47
16 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Irish Elementary School
515 Irish Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-6900
  • Total: 400
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 31
  • 6th grade: 40
13 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Johnson Elementary School
4101 Seneca St
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-5000
  • Total: 502
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 140
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 97
19 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Kruse Elementary School
4400 Mcmurry Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-488-5625
  • Total: 534
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 85
19 to 1 29 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Lab Elementary School For Creative Learning
223 South Shields
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-482-2506
  • Total: 122
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 12
  • 3rd grade: 16
  • 4th grade: 16
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 16
15 to 1 8 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Laurel Elementary School
1000 East Locust St
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-488-5925
  • Total: 400
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 57
14 to 1 28 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Liberty Common Charter School
1725 Sharpe Point Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-482-9800
  • Total: 567
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 56
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 60
  • 9th grade: 40
18 to 1 31 Kindergarten 9th Grade
Linton Elementary School
4100 Caribou Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-488-5850
  • Total: 501
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 75
17 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Livermore Elementary School
360 Red Feather Lakes Rd
Livermore, CO 80536
970-493-7834
  • Total: 68
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 15
  • 4th grade: 8
  • 5th grade: 8
  • 6th grade: 6
16 to 1 4 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Lopez Elementary School
637 Wabash
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-8800
  • Total: 450
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 65
19 to 1 24 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Mc Graw Elementary School
4800 Hinsdale
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-8335
  • Total: 542
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 73
19 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Moore Elementary School
1905 Orchard Placeace
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-8260
  • Total: 279
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 32
12 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
O'dea Elementary School
312 Princeton Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-488-4450
  • Total: 418
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 42
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Olander Elementary School
3401 Auntie Stone St
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-8410
  • Total: 401
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 57
18 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Putnam Elementary School
1400 Maplacee St
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-7700
  • Total: 387
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 35
13 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Red Feather Lakes Elementary School
505 North County Rd 73c
Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545
970-488-6550
  • Total: 34
  • 1st grade: 5
  • 2nd grade: 5
  • 3rd grade: 4
  • 4th grade: 8
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 8
9 to 1 4 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Rice Elementary School
7000 Third St
Wellington, CO 80549
970-488-8700
  • Total: 333
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 40
16 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools
1800 South Lemay Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-494-4620
  • Total: 744
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 60
  • 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 54
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade: 41
17 to 1 44 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Riffenburgh Elementary School
1320 East Stuaroute
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-488-7935
  • Total: 336
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 51
17 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Shepardson Elementary School
1501 Springwood Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-488-4525
  • Total: 437
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 60
19 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Stove Prairie Elementary School
3891 Stove Prairie Rd
Bellvue, CO 80512
970-488-6575
  • Total: 51
  • Kindergarten: 9
  • 1st grade: 6
  • 2nd grade: 10
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 8
  • 6th grade: 8
12 to 1 4 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Tavelli Elementary School
1118 Miramount Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-488-6725
  • Total: 639
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 99
  • 6th grade: 98
17 to 1 39 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Timnath Elementary School
3909 Main St
Timnath, CO 80547
970-488-6825
  • Total: 427
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 85
18 to 1 24 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Traut Core Elementary School
2515 Timberwood Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80528
970-488-7500
  • Total: 545
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 75
21 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Werner Elementary School
5400 Mail Creek Ln
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-488-5550
  • Total: 512
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 79
  • 6th grade: 75
18 to 1 28 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Zach Elementary School
3715 Kechter Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80528
970-488-5100
  • Total: 621
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 118
19 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Poudre School District R-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Blevins Junior High School
2101 South Taft Hill Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-4000
  • Total: 551
  • 7th grade: 169
  • 8th grade: 182
  • 9th grade: 200
17 to 1 33 7th Grade 9th Grade
Boltz Junior High School
720 Boltz Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-472-3700
  • Total: 637
  • 7th grade: 223
  • 8th grade: 208
  • 9th grade: 206
17 to 1 37 7th Grade 9th Grade
Cache La Poudre Junior High School
3515 West Cr 54g
La Porte, CO 80535
970-488-7400
  • Total: 380
  • 7th grade: 119
  • 8th grade: 143
  • 9th grade: 118
15 to 1 25 7th Grade 9th Grade
Kinard Junior High School
3002 East Trilby Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80528
970-488-5405
  • Total: 856
  • 6th grade: 101
  • 7th grade: 271
  • 8th grade: 251
  • 9th grade: 233
20 to 1 44 6th Grade 9th Grade
Lesher Junior High School
1400 Stover
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-472-3800
  • Total: 613
  • 7th grade: 224
  • 8th grade: 242
  • 9th grade: 147
16 to 1 38 7th Grade 9th Grade
Lincoln Junior High School
1600 West Lancer Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-5700
  • Total: 412
  • 7th grade: 169
  • 8th grade: 133
  • 9th grade: 110
13 to 1 31 7th Grade 9th Grade
Preston Junior High School
4901 Corbett Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80528
970-488-7300
  • Total: 775
  • 7th grade: 247
  • 8th grade: 265
  • 9th grade: 263
18 to 1 43 7th Grade 9th Grade
Webber Junior High School
4201 Seneca St
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-7800
  • Total: 833
  • 7th grade: 281
  • 8th grade: 263
  • 9th grade: 289
19 to 1 43 7th Grade 9th Grade
Wellington Junior High School
4001 Wilson Ave
Wellington, CO 80549
970-488-6600
  • Total: 381
  • 7th grade: 135
  • 8th grade: 117
  • 9th grade: 129
17 to 1 23 7th Grade 9th Grade

High Schools within the Poudre School District R-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Centennial High School
330 East Laurel St
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-488-4940
  • Total: 153
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade: 17
12 to 1 12 10th Grade 12th Grade
Fort Collins High School
3400 Lambkin Way
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-488-8021
  • Total: 1,144
  • 10th grade: 416
  • 11th grade: 398
  • 12th grade: 330
19 to 1 61 10th Grade 12th Grade
Fossil Ridge High School
5400 Ziegler Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80528
970-488-6260
  • Total: 1,202
  • 10th grade: 445
  • 11th grade: 394
  • 12th grade: 363
19 to 1 63 10th Grade 12th Grade
Poudre High School
201 Impala Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-6011
  • Total: 1,701
  • 9th grade: 156
  • 10th grade: 541
  • 11th grade: 493
  • 12th grade: 511
19 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade
Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools
1800 South Lemay Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-494-4620
  • Total: 744
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 60
  • 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 54
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade: 41
17 to 1 44 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Rocky Mountain High School
1300 West Swallow Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970-488-7023
  • Total: 1,686
  • 10th grade: 523
  • 11th grade: 583
  • 12th grade: 580
20 to 1 85 10th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Poudre School District R-1 (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School
2540 Laporte Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-488-4400
  • Total: 185
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade: 22
14 to 1 13 7th Grade 12th Grade
Poudre Transition Center
220 North Grant
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-490-3295
  • Total: 79
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade: 23
16 to 1 5 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,146
  • Median family income: $59,308
  • Median male income: $27,350
  • Median female income: $15,089
  • Median income of a renter: $28,072
  • Median income of a home owner: $60,530
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,950 5,535 8,365 11,290 7,070

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