Statewide, enrollment went up by 1.3 percent, which translates into nearly 11,000 students. That puts total statewide enrollment at 843,316.
Jeffco Public Schools and Denver Public Schools are still the largest districts, but the Douglas County School District topped 60,000 students for the first time. In 1990, Douglas County had just more than 13,000 students and in 2000, its enrollment was at nearly 35,000.
Here is the list of the 15 largest districts in Colorado:
Jeffco Public Schools - 85,938 students
Denver Public Schools - 78,317
Douglas County Schools - 61,465
Cherry Creek Schools - 52,166
Adams 12 Five Star Schools - 41,957
Aurora Public Schools - 38,605
Colorado Springs School District 11 - 29,459
Boulder Valley School District - 29,526
St. Vrain Valley School District - 27,379
Poudre School District - 26,923
Academy School District 20 - 23,119
Mesa County Valley School District 51 - 22,091
Greeley-Evans School District 6 - 19,623
Pueblo City Schools - 18,420
Littleton Public Schools - 15,733
These 15 school districts represent 67.7 percent of the total statewide enrollment (570,721 students in all).
For access to the complete 2010-2011 school year student count information, click "2010 Pupil Membership" on http://www.cde.state.co.us/index_stats.htm.
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