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Find your district’s proposed budget cuts

Updated Jan. 25 – Final negotiations have changed budget numbers for districts so go to this database for the 2011-12 figures. And here’s the first look at numbers for 2012-13.

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposal to cut K-12 funding by $332 million in 2011-12 would drop school spending to 2007-08 levels, reducing the average per-pupil allocation from $6,823 this school year to $6,326 come fall.

What would the proposal mean for your school district? Click in the search box below and read the EdNews’ story, “Districts face another round of cuts.”

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Click here to load this Caspio Online Database.Search tips and data notes

  • To compare districts, hit “Ctrl” and click on as many names as you’d like to see.
  • To see statewide averages, scroll down to “State totals” in the School District search box.
  • “Total program funding” refers to the combination of state and local funds used to pay for basic school operations; numbers in parenthesis are negative.
  • Clicking the “Details” button available when your initial results are returned yields more data, including your district’s projected enrollment growth for 2011-12.
  • Clicking on the column headings, such as “Projected change in per-pupil funding from 2010-11 to 2011-12,” allows you to sort your results by size.
  • Think your district’s data is in error? Email us at EdNews@EdNewsColorado.org.

*Data source: Colorado Department of Education.

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