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Revision as of 10:59, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Colorado
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Robert Hammond
Number of students: 854,265[1]
Number of teachers: 48,078
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:17.8
Number of school districts: 259
Number of schools: 1,813
Graduation rate: 75%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,724[3]
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Colorado Department of Education
Colorado school districts
List of school districts in Colorado
Colorado
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Public education in the United States
Public education in Colorado
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Colorado is home to 1,813 schools and 854,265 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Robert Hammond, Commissioner of Education
    • Paul Lundeen, Chairman, 5th Congressional District
    • Marcia Neal, Vice-Chairman, 3rd Congressional District
    • Elaine Gantz Berman, 1st Congressional District
    • Angelika Schroeder, 2nd Congressional District
    • Pam Mazanec, 4th Congressional District
    • Debora Scheffel, 6th Congressional District
    • Jane Goff, 7th Congressional District

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten Colorado school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Jeffco Public Schools
2.) Denver Public Schools
3.) Douglas County School District
4.) Cherry Creek School District
5.) Adams 12 Five Star Schools
6.) Aurora Joint School District No. 28
7.) Boulder Valley School District
8.) Colorado Springs School District 11
9.) St. Vrain Valley School District
10.) Poudre School District

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Colorado as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[5]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Colorado as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic information for Colorado's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 7,143 0.84% 1.10%
Asian 26,522 3.10% 4.68%
African American 40,932 4.79% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. Students 1,817 0.21% 0.42%
Hispanic 272,490 31.90% 24.37%
White 479,288 56.11% 51.21%
Two or more 26,073 3.05% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Colorado school board elections, 2014

No top enrollment school districts in Colorado are scheduled to hold school board elections in 2014.

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