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Fossil Ridge High School
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  • Public
  • FORT COLLINS, CO

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Fossil Ridge High School is a highly rated, public school located in FORT COLLINS, CO. It has 2,118 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 68% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Fossil Ridge High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
68%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1290
386 responses
Average ACT
29
422 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$65,866
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,346
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$367,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 48 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 143 responses
  • Homecoming/Spirit Weeks
    18%
  • Football Games
    17%
  • Prom and after-prom
    17%
  • Basketball games
    13%
  • Tunnel Saying Goodbye to Seniors
    9%
  • Bonfire
    8%
  • Marching band
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,118
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,509
Teachers in First/Second Year
51.5%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 70 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 70 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 70 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,779 / year
National
$12,239
95%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 77 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 77 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 77 responses

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