Financial Transparency


Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304, Commencing July 1st, 2015

Disclaimer: Please consider the context when evaluating financial transactions.  Some transactions may appear improper on the surface but are perfectly normal and justifiable when placed in the proper context.  We welcome your questions regarding our financial transactions or records.

Summary:   Denver Public Schools District 1 is fully accredited by the Colorado Department of Education and is subject to periodic monitoring by the State to ensure continued compliance with accreditation standards. Accordingly, the District has a strong interest in showing how District moneys are spent in the pursuit of a quality education for all students in the District.

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Denver Public Schools                                                                                                                                                             1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203                                                                                                                                                                                                 Phone: 720-423-3200

Colorado Department of Education School Finance Division