Colorado

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.cde.state.co.us
Students
2002-03
178 176

Staff
1993-94
Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12) 7,249 451,469 164,260 615,729

1993-94

Public school enrollment (CCD)

2002-03
20,005 513,918 217,133 731,051

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 16,771
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total 7,267 8,681 67 876 33,661 4,995 670 2,592 21,102 29,359

2002-03
22,407 9,288 12,010 1,337 359 45,401 11,008 926 3,313 29,748 44,995

Number of public schools

(CCD)

817 246 243 14 18 1,373 959 291 339 72 1 1,662 92

Elementary Middle High Combined Other Total

Race/ethnicity (CCD)
American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Students with disabilities (OSEP) 1% 2 5 17 74 12% 4% 1% 3 6 24 66 9% 11%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools (CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2001-02, in thousands) Instructional $2,324,087 Noninstructional 142,061 Support 1,316,544 3,782,691 Total

2001-02
$2,976,088 183,604 1,991,311 5,151,003

Students with limited English proficiency (NCELA) Migrant students
(OME)

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000
English Mathematics Science Social studies 91% 65 78 61 80% 68 72 88

1%

3%

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified teachers, 2002-03 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2001-02)

$6,051

$6,941

Eighth-grade students enrolled in 1996 28% Algebra I for high school credit
(NAEP)

2003

27%

All schools High-poverty schools

86% 85%

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2001-02)

Federal 6% State 42%

Local 52%

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced214,115 Price Lunch Program, 2002-03 (CCD) Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2002-03 (CCD)
0-34% 35-49% 275 302 116 966

Low-poverty schools Not Available

Outcomes

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) n/a Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 77% College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) 52 NAEP state results (NCES)
Reading, Grade 4 Proficient level or above Basic level or above Math, Grade 8 Proficient level or above Basic level or above

2000-01
n/a 73% 53

1994 1996
28% 59 25% 67

2003 2003
37% 70 35% 74

Title I allocation 2001-02
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

$96,384,762

50-74% 75-100%
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— n/a # FTE

* = Less than 0.5 percent

= Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = Full Time Equivalent

3 schools did not report.

Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for Colorado’s definitions of proficient for reading and mathematics for grades 4, 8, and 10. See http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeunified/NCLBProfiles0506/index.asp for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: Colorado Student Assessment Program and Colorado Student Assessment Program - Alternative State student achievement levels: Unsatisfactory, Partially Proficient, Proficient, Advanced

Colorado

Student Achievement 2002-03
Colorado Student Assessment Program and Colorado Student Assessment Program - Alternative, used for NCLB accountability Reading Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 10
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 87% 77 66 55 69 78 76 93 89% 77 62 52 67 82 76 93 88% 76 55 52 68 79 77 91

NCLB Accountability Goals
2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 10 Reading Mathematics Reading Mathematics Reading Mathematics 76.92% 75.86 73.61 59.51 79.65 47.00

Target (2002-03)
76.92% 75.86 73.61 59.51 79.65 47.00

Student achievement trend: Reading percent proficient level or above 100% 2003 89 88 87 n/a 2002 75% n/a 2001 50%
25% 0% Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 10

2002-03 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2003-04 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences
Made AYP Identified for improvement: Year 1 Year 2 Corrective action Restructuring Exited improvement status (made AYP twice after missing twice or more, includes total “made” above)

Title I schools
454 (75%) 39 37 1 3 n/a (6%) (6%) (*) (*)

All schools
1,322 (75%) 39 37 1 3 n/a (2%) (2%) (*) (*)

All districts
105 (59%) 0 0 0 0 0

Mathematics Proficient level or above for: Grade 5
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic students Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic students 87% 76 67 58 71 72 76 93

Grade 8
69% 45 39 24 42 44 49 78

Grade 10
64% 39 27 18 34 33 37 72

Other indicator, 2002-03
Elementary and Middle indicator: Percentage of students in the advanced category on the CSAP. High school indicator: Graduation rate

State target
1% or greater 55.3% or greater

State outcome
Met Met * 2%

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above
100% 75% 50% 25% 0% Grade 5 Grade 8 Grade 10 87 69 64 2003 n/a 2002 n/a 2001

NCLB choice participation
Title I school choice: Supplemental educational services:

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students
368 2,149

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