You are here

E-Rate Applicant Eligibility


  • Must meet the statutory definition of an elementary or a secondary school in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
  • Must not be operating as a for-profit business
  • Must not have an endowment exceeding $50 million


  • Must be eligible for assistance from a State library administrative agency under the Library Services and Technology Act
  • Must not be operating as a for-profit business
  • Budget must be completely separate from any schools


  • Can include both eligible and ineligible entities
  • Only eligible entities can receive discounts
  • Consortia have record-keeping and administrative responsibilities

Head Start Facilities:

  • A stand-alone facility recognized by the state

Quick Links


Contact Us

Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
Contact CDE

CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

Educator Licensing 

WCC Access