Fast Fact- February 2018

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 2, 2018

In the fall of 2017, the number of students enrolled in Colorado’s public schools in grades PK through 12 increased slightly to 910,280 students from 905,019 students in 2016. Despite a small dip in enrollment in 2014, pupil enrollment in state public schools has increased steadily over the last two decades: the number of children attending Colorado public schools today has grown by nearly 26 percent since 2000, when total enrollment was 724,508. To see public school enrollment numbers over the years for your county or school district, 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 www.coloradokids.org.