Colorado ranks:

Note: The above stats are based on most current information available. Data are lagging indicators due to auditing.

Only Florida reports a higher proportion of novice teachers in the classroom (Education Week, October 2016).


The Great Education Colorado Index:

Stats on School Districts with 4-day School Week:

  • 49% of Colorado districts (88 out of 178 school districts) are on or have some schools on 4-day school weeks.
  • 50% growth in 4-day school weeks since 2005-06.
  • The number of schools on 4-day school weeks has more than doubled since 2000.

Source: The Four-Day School Week Manual, Colorado Department of Education, August 2016

The Graph That Says it All (click here)