U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Colorado
http://www.cde.state.co.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,923

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
176

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
910 279 308 461 1,561

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
69

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
20,020 8,437 10,912 687 40,415

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
451,469 493,009
9-12
(CCD)
164,260 200,982
Total
(CCD)
625,062 708,109
Pre-K
(by state definition)
7,249 12,857

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

Local 52%, State 43%, Federal 5%, Intermediate *.

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 6,237 8,258
  1% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 15,243 19,792
  2% 3%
Black 33,536 40,156
  5% 6%
Hispanic 106,976 147,447
  17% 21%
White 463,070 492,456
  74% 70%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
56,842 65,638
9% 9%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-00
26,203 60,031
4% 8%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-00
8,896 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 949 schools; 35% to 49% 251 schools; 50% to 74%, 275 schools; 75% to 100%, 86 schools.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Every child must gain minimum of one academic year each year for math and reading.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
n/a

Indicators for School Accountability
Test scores, graduation, attendance, dropout, expelled, suspended, percent not tested

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Currently, reduce difference between base index and 100 by 7% annually (reading, math).


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 197 343 540
  36% 64% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 98 169 267
  50% 49% 49%
School in Need of Improvement 99 174 273
  50% 51% 51%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$79,745,048

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 34% 30%
Basic level and above 69% 76%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Colorado Student Assessment Program
State Definition of "Proficient" See Appendix A

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
            Proficient Above Proficiency Arrow
  No Score Unsatisfactory Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 2% 13% 24% | 53% 7%
Title I Schools 3 29 35 | 30 2
High Poverty Schools       |    
          |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency       |    
Migratory Students 7 32 32 | 27 2
Students with Disabilities 11 47 26 | 15 1


Mathematics
           
All Students          
Title I Schools          
High Poverty Schools          
             
Students with Limited English Proficiency          
Migratory Students          
Students with Disabilities          

Grade 7

Reading/Language Arts
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  No Score Unsatisfactory Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 4% 11% 23% | 55% 7%
Title I Schools 9 33 39 | 19 0
High Poverty Schools       |    
          |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency       |    
Migratory Students 15 31 26 | 26 2
Students with Disabilities 12 44 29 | 14 0

 

Grade 8

Mathematics
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  No Score Unsatisfactory Partially Proficient | Proficient Advanced
All Students 3% 30% 33% | 23% 10%
Title I Schools 10 63 22 | 4 1
High Poverty Schools       |    
          |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency       |    
Migratory Students 9 59 22 | 8 2
Students with Disabilities 12 67 16 | 5 1

 

High School

Mathematics
           
All Students          
Title I Schools          
High Poverty Schools          
             
Students with Limited English Proficiency          
Migratory Students          
Students with Disabilities          

 

Mathematics
           
All Students          
Title I Schools          
High Poverty Schools          
             
Students with Limited English Proficiency          
Migratory Students          
Students with Disabilities          


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a n/a
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
17,432 21,091
55% 59%

Sources


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