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Revision as of 16:52, 11 April 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

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


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


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Colorado.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 56.8%
Hispanic 31.6%
African American 4.8%
Asian 3.1%
American Indian 0.9%
Two or More 2.8%

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.

See also

External links

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  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. State Education Data Profiles Accessed August 14, 2013
  5. State Profiles Accessed August 14, 2013