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Teaching Schools in Colorado Districts

Colorado has more than 76 school districts, from Denver county County's to Teller county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Colorado. Don't miss our report on Colorado Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
State Charter School InstituteState Charter School Institute Denver 15,075 792 $66,966,000
Colorado Digital BocesColorado Digital Boces El paso 2,395 78 $2,049,000
Academy School District No 20 In The County Of El Paso AnAcademy School District No 20 In The County Of El Paso An El paso 25,063 1473 $199,161,000
School District N 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of ColoSchool District N 14 In The County Of Adams & State Of Colo Adams 7,577 386 $74,660,000
Alamosa School District No Re-11jAlamosa School District No Re-11j Alamosa 2,237 128 $16,718,000
Archuleta County School District No 50 JtArchuleta County School District No 50 Jt Archuleta 1,372 84 $11,764,000
Aspen School District No 1 In The County Of Pitkin And StaAspen School District No 1 In The County Of Pitkin And Sta Pitkin 1,727 144 $25,262,000
Aurora Joint District No 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And AAurora Joint District No 28 Of The Counties Of Adams And A Arapahoe 42,230 2277 $366,068,000
Platte Canyon School District No 1 Of The County Of ParkPlatte Canyon School District No 1 Of The County Of Park Park 1,055 63 $9,252,000
Bayfield School District No 10jt-rBayfield School District No 10jt-r La plata 1,357 93 $11,654,000
Bennett School District No 29jBennett School District No 29j Adams 1,100 54 $7,013,000
Boulder Valley School District No Re2Boulder Valley School District No Re2 Boulder 31,247 1638 $309,725,000
School District 27jSchool District 27j Adams 17,069 820 $124,099,000
School District No Re-2 BrushSchool District No Re-2 Brush Morgan 1,484 91 $12,466,000
Buena Vista School District No R-31Buena Vista School District No R-31 Chaffee 1,016 68 $10,136,000
Byers School District No 32jByers School District No 32j Arapahoe 3,035 71 $4,888,000
Fremont Re-1 Fremont Re-1 Fremont 3,672 221 $29,359,000
Cherry Creek School District No 5 In The County Of ArapahCherry Creek School District No 5 In The County Of Arapah Arapahoe 54,730 2967 $506,555,000
Cheyenne Mountain School District No 12 In The County Of ECheyenne Mountain School District No 12 In The County Of E El paso 5,104 344 $39,790,000
Colorado Springs School District No 11 In The County Of EColorado Springs School District No 11 In The County Of E El paso 27,937 1625 $259,133,000
Montezuma-cortez School District No Re-1Montezuma-cortez School District No Re-1 Montezuma 2,782 163 $22,682,000
Delta County Joint District No 50Delta County Joint District No 50 Delta 4,984 282 $40,499,000
School District No 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of CSchool District No 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C Denver 90,235 5922 $909,012,000
Douglas County School District No Re 1Douglas County School District No Re 1 Douglas 66,896 3341 $541,878,000
Durango School District No 9-rDurango School District No 9-r La plata 4,670 290 $43,779,000
Eagle County School District No Re 50Eagle County School District No Re 50 Eagle 6,804 453 $64,353,000
Weld County School District No Re-2Weld County School District No Re-2 Weld 1,918 115 $13,583,000
School District No C-1 In The County Of Elbert And State OSchool District No C-1 In The County Of Elbert And State O Elbert 2,481 146 $18,908,000
Ellicott School District No 22 In The County Of El Paso AEllicott School District No 22 In The County Of El Paso A El paso 1,050 76 $7,697,000
Englewood School District No 1 In The County Of ArapahoeEnglewood School District No 1 In The County Of Arapahoe Arapahoe 2,854 178 $33,229,000
Estes Park School District R-3Estes Park School District R-3 Larimer 1,143 81 $10,869,000
Falcon School District No 49 In The County Of El Paso AndFalcon School District No 49 In The County Of El Paso And El paso 20,561 932 $131,632,000
Fremont Re-2 Fremont Re-2 Fremont 1,306 93 $11,707,000
Poudre School District R-1 Poudre School District R-1 Larimer 29,510 1703 $252,717,000
Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-8Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-8 Weld 2,354 143 $23,938,000
School District No Re-3 Fort MorganSchool District No Re-3 Fort Morgan Morgan 3,142 201 $26,153,000
Fountain School District No 8 In The County Of El Paso AnFountain School District No 8 In The County Of El Paso An El paso 8,055 505 $68,854,000
Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-1Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-1 Weld 1,985 129 $16,675,000
Roaring Fork School District No Re-1Roaring Fork School District No Re-1 Garfield 5,601 379 $51,904,000
East Grand School District No 2East Grand School District No 2 Grand 1,304 97 $12,611,000
Mesa County Valley School District No 51Mesa County Valley School District No 51 Mesa 21,904 1231 $172,995,000
Grand Valley School District No 16 In The County Of GarfiGrand Valley School District No 16 In The County Of Garfi Garfield 1,128 67 $10,568,000
Greeleyschool District No 6 In The County Of Weld And StaGreeleyschool District No 6 In The County Of Weld And Sta Weld 21,587 1187 $168,398,000
Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j Gunnison Watershed School District Re1j Gunnison 1,987 128 $17,073,000
Harrison School District No 2 In The County Of El Paso AnHarrison School District No 2 In The County Of El Paso An El paso 11,777 719 $98,339,000
Jefferson County School District No R-1Jefferson County School District No R-1 Jefferson 86,721 4766 $746,987,000
Weld County School District No Re-5jWeld County School District No Re-5j Weld 3,787 191 $25,295,000
Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-3Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-3 Weld 2,341 139 $19,725,000
Weld County School District No Re-7Weld County School District No Re-7 Weld 1,110 80 $11,768,000
East Otero School District No R1East Otero School District No R1 Otero 1,290 77 $11,581,000
Lake County School District No R-1Lake County School District No R-1 Lake 1,074 62 $10,891,000
Lamar School District No Re-2Lamar School District No Re-2 Prowers 1,578 105 $11,882,000
Littleton School District No 6 In The County Of ArapahoeLittleton School District No 6 In The County Of Arapahoe Arapahoe 15,780 829 $149,625,000
St Vrain Valley School District No Re1jSt Vrain Valley School District No Re1j Boulder 31,776 1683 $261,767,000
Thompson School District R-2j Thompson School District R-2j Larimer 16,043 867 $131,855,000
Manitou Springs School District No 14 In The County Of ElManitou Springs School District No 14 In The County Of El El paso 1,492 101 $13,289,000
Mapleton School District No 1 In The County Of Adams & StMapleton School District No 1 In The County Of Adams & St Adams 8,731 409 $67,750,000
Moffat County School District Re: No 1Moffat County School District Re: No 1 Moffat 2,192 129 $20,398,000
Monte Vista School District No C-8Monte Vista School District No C-8 Rio grande 1,187 82 $9,203,000
Montrose County School District Re-1j Montrose County School District Re-1j Montrose 6,162 354 $48,674,000
Lewis-palmer Consolidated School District No 38 In The CoLewis-palmer Consolidated School District No 38 In The Co El paso 6,343 353 $53,724,000
Pueblo School District No 60 In The County Of Pueblo AndPueblo School District No 60 In The County Of Pueblo And Pueblo 17,678 1023 $142,806,000
Pueblo County School District 70 Pueblo County School District 70 Pueblo 9,582 485 $67,957,000
Garfield School District No Re-2Garfield School District No Re-2 Garfield 4,847 285 $40,052,000
Salida School District No R-32Salida School District No R-32 Chaffee 1,197 86 $11,599,000
School District No 3 In The County Of El Paso And State OfSchool District No 3 In The County Of El Paso And State Of El paso 9,435 517 $71,138,000
Sheridan School District No 2Sheridan School District No 2 Arapahoe 1,538 95 $18,897,000
Steamboat Springs School District No Re 2Steamboat Springs School District No Re 2 Routt 2,563 171 $26,204,000
School District No Re-1 ValleySchool District No Re-1 Valley Logan 2,294 148 $19,176,000
Strasburg School District 31j Strasburg School District 31j Adams 1,036 54 $8,369,000
Summit School District No Re 1Summit School District No Re 1 Summit 3,506 221 $36,519,000
Adams 12 Five Star Schools Adams 12 Five Star Schools Adams 39,287 2049 $358,815,000
Trinidad School District 1 In The County Of Las Animas And Trinidad School District 1 In The County Of Las Animas And Las animas 1,040 55 $9,388,000
Westminster School District No 50 In The County Of AdamsWestminster School District No 50 In The County Of Adams Adams 9,500 485 $95,405,000
Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-4Weld County Reorganized School District No Re-4 Weld 5,524 306 $37,068,000
Woodland Park School District No Re-2Woodland Park School District No Re-2 Teller 2,498 146 $20,872,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp