Fast Fact – October 9, 2020

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 9, 2020

Between 2014 and 2018, just 51 percent of Colorado’s 3- and 4-year-olds were enrolled in any type of preschool. High-quality preschool programs help ensure kids start kindergarten with the skills they need to hit the ground running, and the positive effects of preschool don’t expire during early childhood. Decades of research show that participation in a high-quality preschool program can alter the trajectory of a child’s life, with benefits experienced for decades to come. To learn more about current preschool enrollment in Colorado, 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