Colorado school districts

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List of school districts in Colorado

State profile
Number of students: 843,316
Number of schools: 1,835
Graduation rate: 89.7%
Per-pupil spending: $8,724
State school administration
Commissioner of Education:
Robert Hammond
State Board Members: 8
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Quick facts
School board elections
External links
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School boards and school board elections
List of school districts in Colorado
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Colorado is home to 1,835 schools and 843,316 K-12 students.[1]

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.) Little Rock School District
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.[2]

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: List of school board elections in 2013

In 2013, nineteen of the top enrollment school districts in Colorado will hold elections for a total of 61 school board seats across the state. Denver Public Schools held their election on May 11, 2013 and the remaining elections will take place on November 5, 2013.

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