Statistics

Colorado ranks:

The Great Education Colorado Index:

  • $2,704 Amount below the national average that Colorado spends per pupil (regional cost adjusted) [Ed Week, 2014 Quality Counts, 20010-11 data]
  • $4,483¬†Amount Colorado spends per pupil below Nebraska (regional cost adjusted) [Ed Week, 2014 Quality Counts, 2010-11 data]
  • $10,374 Amount Colorado spends per pupil below Wyoming (regional cost adjusted) [Ed Week, 2014 Quality Counts, 2010-11 data]
  • $2,424 Amount Colorado spends per pupil below Kansas (regional cost adjusted) [Ed Week, 2014 Quality Counts, 2010-11 data]
  • $1,387 Amount Colorado spends per pupil below New Mexico (regional cost adjusted) [Ed Week, 2014 Quality Counts, 2010-11 data]
  • $492 Amount Colorado gives school districts per non-English-speaking student per year (for two years only) for the additional costs associated with teaching English Language Learners. [Colorado School Finance Project, 2011 data]
  • $0 Colorado’s annual direct state funding for professional development and teacher mentoring and induction programs. [Ed Week, 2012 Quality Counts, from EPE Research Center Annual State Policy Survey 2011]
  • 27 Number of states that do provide direct funding for professional development and/or induction/mentoring. [Ed Week, 2012 Quality Counts, from EPE Research Center Annual State Policy Survey 2011]
  • $139 Funding per identified Gifted & Talented student provided by the state in 2013 — down from $157 in 2005/ [Colorado School Finance Project].

2012-13 Proposed Education Cuts for Colorado Schools

The Graph That Says it All