Colorado

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.cde.state.co.us
Students
2003-04
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)

2003-04
19,812 516,230 220,870 737,100

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 16,771
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total 7,267 9,088 112 195 33,433 4,995 670 2,592 21,102 29,359

2003-04
22,185 9,177 12,087 1,436 25 44,910 10,216 963 3,356 30,091 44,626

Number of public schools

(CCD)

817 246 278 14 18 1,373 966 289 332 67 4 1,658 96

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 25 65 9% 12%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools

(CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, in thousands of dollars, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03) $2,313,215 Instructional 141,397 Noninstructional 1,310,386 Support Total 3,764,998

2002-03
$3,180,392 191,074 2,180,040 5,551,506

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%

4%

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified teachers, 2003-04 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03)

$6,023

$7,384

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

2003

27%

All schools High-poverty schools Low-poverty schools

91% 90% 92%
2000-01
n/a 73% 53

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2002-03)

Federal 6% State 43%

Local 50%

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced228,618 Price Lunch Program, 2003-04 (CCD) Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2003-04 (CCD)

Outcomes

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) n/a Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 77% 52 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) 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

0-34% 35-49% 50-74% 286 322 142

906

1994
28% 59

2005
36% 69

Title I allocation 2002-03
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

$104,115,332

75-100%
^

1996
25% 67

2005
32% 70

KEY:

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K

— n/a # FTE

* = Less than 0.5 percent

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

2 schools did not report.

Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for Colorado’s definitions of proficient for reading, grades 4, 8, and 10 and mathematics, grades 5, 8, and 10. See http://www.cde.state.co.us/FedPrograms/Reports/nclbstaterpt.asp for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: Colorado Student Assessment Program and Colorado Student Assessment Program Alternate State student achievement levels: Unsatisfactory, Partially Proficient, Proficient, Advanced (CSAP); Inconclusive, Exploring, Emerging, Developing, Novice (CSAPA)

Colorado

St udent Achievement 2003-04
Colorado Student Assessment Program, used for NCLB accountability Reading or language arts 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 Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 89% 79 69 59 73 81 78 94 87% 74 54 47 66 77 73 93 88% 77 67 54 74 78 78 92

NCLB Accountability Goals

Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 10

Reading Mathematics Reading Mathematics Reading Mathematics

2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
76.92% 75.86 73.61 59.51 79.65 47

Target (2003-04)
76.92% 75.86 73.61 59.51 79.65 47

Student achievement trend: Reading or language arts percent proficient level or above 100% 88 88 89 87 2004 87 89
75% 50% 25% 0% Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 10 2003 n/a 2002

2003-04 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2004-05 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences Title I schools
Made AYP Identified for improvement: Year 1 Year 2 Corrective action Restructuring Exited Improvement status (made AYP twice after being identified for improvement) 493 (79%) 40 (6%) 19 (3%) 27 (4%) 3 (*) 28 (4%)

All schools
1,440 (79%) 40 (2%) 19 (1%) 27 (1%) 3 (*) 28 (2%)

All districts
115 (63%) 57 (31%) 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 Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 89% 79 70 61 76 74 79 94

Grade 8
71% 49 37 25 45 44 49 81

Grade 10
63% 39 24 16 37 33 38 72

Other indicator, 2003-04
Elementary and Middle school 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 368 2,149

State outcome
Met Met 1% 13%

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above 100% 2004 87 89
75% 50% 25% 0% Grade 5 Grade 8 Grade 10 69 71 64 63 2003 n/a 2002

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

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students

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