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In case you missed it:

  • May 15: Changes to process for potential school consolidations, programs and boundary adjustments
  • May 13: June 4 listening session expanded to include more options, moved to RMHS
  • May 11 email | Follow up on updated scenarios with Round 2 Modeling Rationale document
    • Español Round 2 Modeling Rationale |عربي Round 2 Modeling Rationale
  • May 10 email | Revised scenarios for potential school consolidations, closures and boundaries

Celebrating the Class of 2024

For details about ceremonies and livestream links, visit the Graduation 2024 web page.

In our schools, legacies are born

Get to know these soon-to-be graduates and how they view their impact and legacy at their school.

2024 Grads At A Glance Website

New features are rolled out each week on the Grads at a Glance website.

Text Messages from Schools

PSD parents are automatically opted in to receive SMS/text messages as opposed to having to choose to opt in. Parents are encouraged to keep all their contact information updated. Please log into ParentVUE and make sure your cell phone number is up-to-date to ensure delivery of text messages. FAQ's for ParentVUE are available.

Mental Health Resources

To help us take care of ourselves and each other, mental health resources and information about services and support are available in the Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Resources web section.

988 Crisis Support Line

Need supportParents | Poudre School District (8) now? If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available - call or text 988 or chat

People who call or text the 988 number are connected to a trained counselor at a crisis center closest to them.

PSD Strategic Plan

Parents | Poudre School District (9)In PSD, we are creating a Strategic Plan to guide our work that will enhance the experiences, opportunities and outcomes for all students. The Strategic Plan, being developed in partnership with the entire PSD community, willbe our roadmap for the next several years and focuses on thesepriorities: Literacy, Graduate with Options and Mental Health and Belonging. Visit theStrategic Plan web page for more information.

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ParentVUE - Student Information System

Find information about accessing grades, schedules, attendance and moreon the ParentVue web page.If you're having difficulty logging on to ParentVue, please contact your child's school.

School Clubs and Organizations

For information about school clubs and to see a listing of student-led clubs by school, visit the School Clubs and Organizations web page.

PSD Retention Guidelines

Some teachers or parents/guardians may want to hold a student back a grade for a variety of reasons. PSD considers these requests following these guidelines.

Accessibility in PSD

Poudre School District is committed to the inclusion of all individuals. As part of this, PSD strives to make district services, programs, activities and information accessible to everyone.

  • If you need an accommodation or modification to participate in PSD programs, please email your request
  • If you have difficulty accessing information from the PSD website or would like information in an alternative format, please email the Communications Department
  • Learn more aboutaccessibility in PSD. >>

Schools and Programs News

Academic News

Congratulations to PSD Opportunities Unlimited program 2024 graduates!

More than 33 dedicated students earned diplomas or GEDs through the PSD Opportunities Unlimited program housed at Poudre High School.Graduates will be honored during a… read Congratulations to PSD…

School News

Jill Barela named Bamford Elementary's next principal

Jill Barela will bring 18 years of Poudre School District educational experience with her when she takes on her new role as principal of Bamford Elementary in the 2024-25 school… read Jill Barela named…

Academic News

Project Search, Community Connections, Cooper Home, C.A.M.P.U.S. programs' graduates!

Poudre School District is proud to honor the achievements of Project Search, Community Connections, C.A.M.P.U.S. and Cooper Home graduates. We wish these graduates the best as… read Project Search,…

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Parents | Poudre School District (2024)


What is the poudre school district controversy? ›

The Poudre School District is seeking feedback from the community as it plans to close schools in the Fort Collins area due to rapidly declining enrollment. PSD initially announced the plans to consolidate or close some schools in 2023, but that announcement was met with backlash and protests from the community.

Can a public school refuse to enroll a student in Texas? ›

A decision of a school district to deny admission may be appealed to the commissioner of education under §7.057(c). In an appeal under that section, the commissioner will review the record developed at the district level to determine if the decision is supported by substantial evidence.

Can you live in one school district and go to another in NY state? ›

In New York, each district decides whether it will participate in open enrollment. Open enrollment is a valuable choice that refers to whether parents can send their children to any public school, regardless of where it is located or what their zip code is.

Can you live in one school district and go to another in CT? ›

**Connecticut state law (C.G.A Sec. 10-184) requires that to attend a school district, the child must reside in that district. Reside means where the child physically lives. There are some common misperceptions regarding residency.

Is Poudre High School a good school? ›

Poudre High School is an above average, public school located in FORT COLLINS, CO. It has 1,663 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.

What are the priorities of Poudre School District? ›

PSD's Strategic Plan is centered on three priorities - Literacy, Mental Health & Belonging and Graduate with Options.

Is it illegal for kids to not go to school in Texas? ›

Unless exempted from attendance by Texas Education Code Section 25.086, a child who is at least six years old and under 19 years of age is required to attend school. There are several exemptions from this requirement.

How many absences are allowed in a school year before court in Texas? ›

State Law Regarding Truancy

If a student is absent from school without an acceptable excuse (listed above) for 10 or more days, or parts of days, within a 6 month period, the parent may be subject to prosecution and the student may be referred to truancy court.

Can my kid go to a different school district Texas? ›

Open enrollment in public schools means it's possible to change your children's school, without being required to pay tuition in that new district. Remember that in Texas, the state allows each district to decide it's own open enrollment policies.

Can I go to a school I'm not zoned for in New York? ›

If you live in a district that doesn't have zoned schools or you want your child to attend a school other than your zoned option, you will need to go to a Family Welcome Center to enroll your child.

Can you move and stay in the same school? ›

Usually, your current school will allow your kids to finish out the school year, but beginning the next year, they will be expected to attend the new school. Sometimes, though, you can successfully ask for an intra-district transfer back to the school in your old neighborhood.

Why is it called a magnet school? ›

"Magnet" refers to how magnet schools accept students from different areas, pulling students out of the normal progression of schools. Attending them is voluntary. There are magnet schools at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

What age can you leave school in CT? ›

Under current law, Connecticut children can drop out of school when they turn age 16 without their parents either knowing or consenting.

Is kindergarten free in CT? ›

Connecticut Traditional Public Schools

Most children in Connecticut (77.3%) attend traditional public schools. Traditional public schools are free to attend, open to all students, operated by school districts, and funded by federal, state, and local government.

What is the cut off date for kindergarten in CT 2025? ›

What if my child turns 5 after September 1, 2025? If your child turns 5 after September 1, 2025, they will start kindergarten in the fall of 2026. This age change is permanent with children having to turn 5 years old on or before September 1st of each year to start kindergarten.

What is the Poudre School District gender identity policy? ›

PSD policy prohibits school staff from lying about a student's gender identity if asked by a parent or guardian and allows parents or guardians to request a copy of a student's Individual Gender Support form, if their student has one.

What are the principles of the Poudre School District community? ›

We co-create welcoming and safe environments that ensure dignity and affirmation. We provide equitable access and support for all members of our community. RESPECT | We believe in honoring pluralism. We express needs to seek deeper understanding.

What is the controversy with the West Shore School district? ›

For a second consecutive week, The West Shore School Board faced a room full of concerned parents and community members after last week's controversial decision to replace the solicitor. The decision has come under scrutiny over potential Sunshine Act violations, and the priorities of some board members.

What is the controversy with Central Bucks School District? ›

Central Bucks School District faces federal investigation over teacher's alleged antisemitism. The complaint alleges that a teacher has made antisemitic and anti-Israel remarks on social media.

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