Colorado school districts
|K-12 Education in Colorado|
|State Superintendent: Robert Hammond|
|Number of students: 854,265|
|Number of teachers: 48,078|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:17.8|
|Number of school districts: 259|
|Number of schools: 1,813|
|Graduation rate: 75%|
|Per-pupil spending: $8,724|
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Public education in Colorado
Glossary of education terms
Colorado is home to 1,813 schools and 854,265 K-12 students.
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.
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Colorado.
|Two or More||2.8%|
School board elections
- See also: Colorado school board elections, 2014
No top enrollment school districts in Colorado are scheduled to hold school board elections in 2014.
- 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
- 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."
- United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
- State Education Data Profiles Accessed August 14, 2013
- State Profiles Accessed August 14, 2013
State of Colorado
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