Fort Collins High School in Fort Collins, CO - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,509
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    241 3.9
  • Ranking

Fort Collins High School is a public school in Fort Collins, Colorado. It has 1,509 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 56% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 241 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

3400 Lambkin Way
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 488-8021

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 241 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I can't really speak for the other student's parents but I do remember a large number of parent supporters at all the football games.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers are really good and will give you help when you ask for it.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: SRO and campus monitors are visible. Nurse or Health Tech always on duty.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: mostly athletics and music. There are lots of clubs but I am not familiar with how popular they are
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Mascot is the Lambkin, you gotta be tough. 'Nuff said!

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Liberty Common Charter School 2 mi. 1,036
3.66 Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools 2 mi. 773
3.66 Fossil Ridge High School 2 mi. 2,094
4.00 Rocky Mountain High School 3 mi. 1,971
3.33 Poudre High School 6 mi. 1,779

Around Fort Collins High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 44%
Male 55%

Student Diversity

Fort Collins High School United States Fossil Ridge High School Liberty Common Charter School Poudre High School Ridgeview Classical Charter Schools Rocky Mountain High School
White 66.0% 51.0% 85.0% 85.0% 68.0% 78.0% 76.0%
Hispanic 24.0% 25.0% 6.0% 5.0% 23.0% 10.0% 14.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.8% 3.0% 5.0% 3.0% 4.0% 2.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 3.0% 2.0% 2.0% 5.0% 4.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.0%
Grade 10 26.2%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 23.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 86% Yes
  • 7% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 31% Teachers are nice and friendly.
  • 19% Everyone is so welcoming and so much pride/spirit
  • 19% Teachers are helpful
  • 10% Mrs. Matthie, location, student groups
  • 8% There's an activity for every person
  • 8% Athletics
  • 4% Good student, teachers, and staff

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 43% Honestly not much is bad, its easy to get involved
  • 29% The building structure can cause defacto cliques.
  • 7% Socialization, this school has become cliquey
  • 7% Student run organizations are too limited
  • 7% There's no lunch period 3 days of the week
  • 7% Many teachers are overscheduled

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 33% Cross Country
  • 24% Theater and music program
  • 14% Our unique mascot
  • 14% High number of AP classes
  • 5% All of the above
  • 5% Amazing AP classes
  • 5% Photography

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 55% Pride in everything we do, tightknit community.
  • 18% Friendly
  • 9% Athletic
  • 9% Different
  • 5% Laidback
  • 5% Average

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 54% Get involved! Embrace traditions & create new ones
  • 23% Clear communication is key
  • 15% It's very easy to navigate.
  • 8% Do your homework

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 47% I love everything about this school.
  • 47% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 5% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.