Fast Fact – Feb. 3, 2023

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 3, 2023

In the 2022-23 school year, student enrollment in Colorado public schools fell by more than 3,200 students (about 0.4%), bringing enrollment down to 883,264 students in grades PK-12. This decline in enrollment occurred one year after student enrollment appeared to be rebounding slightly from a steep decline during the first year of the pandemic. As of fall 2022, there were nearly 30,000 fewer students enrolled in Colorado public schools than there had been before the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about public school enrollment trends for your school district or county, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center. 



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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit