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Colorado Per Pupil Spending Continues to Fall Further from the U.S. Average – U.S. Census data. In fiscal year 2016-17, Colorado’s per pupil spending is now more than $2,300 dollars below the U.S. Average. Colorado now ranks 40th, down from 39th last year, in per pupil spending.

Colorado Per Pupil Spending Continues to Fall Further from the U.S. Average – U.S. Census data. Fiscal year 2015-16, Colorado’s per pupil spending remains more than $2,100 dollars below the U.S. Average. Ten years prior, Colorado was about $1,600 below the U.S. Average.

2017: Colorado Per Pupil Spending Continues to Fall Further from the U.S. Average – U.S. Census data. Fiscal year 2014-15, Colorado’s per pupil spending was over $2,100 dollars below the U.S. Average. Ten years prior, Colorado was about $1,400 below the U.S. Average.

U.S. Census Bureau: Public Education Finances: 2015 (Issued June 2017).

U.S. Census Bureau: Public Education Finances: 2013 (2015 Update). Colorado highlights:

  • Revenue Per Student: Colorado is $-2,061 below the US Average.
  • Spending Per Student: Colorado is $-2,053 below the US Average.
  • As Colorado has increased per pupil spending/revenue over the years, the US Average has increased more.

CSFP created the following reports reflecting Colorado’s Education Finance Data Rankings 2013: