KidsFlash Fast Fact – Aug. 9, 2013

Written by: Sarah Hughes
Date Posted: August 9, 2013

In the 2012-2013 school year, nearly 90,000 Colorado students were enrolled in charter schools—more than 10 percent of total pre-K-12 enrollment. Among districts with students enrolled in charters, the Moffat 2 school district in Saguache County had the highest percentage of students enrolled in a charter school, with more than 39 percent of its students in a charter in 2012-2013. To find data on charter school membership in your county or school district, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

Sarah Hughes

About Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes is Vice President of Research Initiatives for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. In this role, she leads the organization’s research and data analysis efforts, including the development and publication of the annual KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report, and provides research and data support to inform and advance the Children’s Campaign’s policy agenda. Prior to joining the Children’s Campaign, Sarah worked in communications and spent several years working and volunteering with kids in various capacities. She holds a Master of Social Work with a specialization in Advocacy, Leadership and Social Change from the University of Illinois and a B.S. in Business and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis.