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==Quick facts==
==Quick facts==
===State school administrators===
===State school administrators===
*State Board of Education
*[[Colorado Department of Education|State Board of Education]]
**Robert Hammond, ''Commissioner of Education''
**[[Colorado Commissioner of Education|Commissioner]] [[Robert Hammond]], ''Commissioner of Education''
**Paul Lundeen, ''Chairman, 5th Congressional District''
**Paul Lundeen (R), ''Chairman, Fifth Congressional District''
**Marcia Neal, ''Vice-Chairman, 3rd Congressional District''
**Marcia Neal (R), ''Vice-Chairman, Third Congressional District''
**Elaine Gantz Berman, ''1st Congressional District''
**Elaine Gantz Berman (D), ''First Congressional District''
**Angelika Schroeder, ''2nd Congressional District''
**Angelika Schroeder (D), ''Second Congressional District''
**Pam Mazanec, ''4th Congressional District''
**Pam Mazanec (R), ''Fourth Congressional District''
**Debora Scheffel, ''6th Congressional District''
**Debora Scheffel (R), ''Sixth Congressional District''
**Jane Goff, ''7th Congressional District
**Jane Goff (D), ''Seventh Congressional District''

Revision as of 10:23, 12 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]
See also
Colorado Department of EducationList of school districts in ColoradoColoradoSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Colorado
Glossary of education terms
Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.

Colorado is home to 1,813 schools and 854,265 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Commissioner Robert Hammond, Commissioner of Education
    • Paul Lundeen (R), Chairman, Fifth Congressional District
    • Marcia Neal (R), Vice-Chairman, Third Congressional District
    • Elaine Gantz Berman (D), First Congressional District
    • Angelika Schroeder (D), Second Congressional District
    • Pam Mazanec (R), Fourth Congressional District
    • Debora Scheffel (R), Sixth Congressional District
    • Jane Goff (D), Seventh Congressional District


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


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.[5]

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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