Request for New School Code


In order for CDE to assign a 4-digit code number to a new school, a district must submit the following information using this online form and in writing, signed by the superintendent or BOCES executive director.

Note on Schools Merging

If two or more schools are merging and requesting a new school code, the 50% population change spreadsheet must be filled out and included with the new school code request.
Download Population Change Spreadsheet

Definition of a Colorado Public School

CDE has provided guidance around the definition of a public school. Please review the definition prior to requesting a new school code. A school code may not be issued if CDE determines the school does not meet the requirements.
View Full Definition of a Colorado Public School (PDF)

School Information

View Full Definition of a Colorado Public School (PDF)

Physical Address

Mailing Address ( If different from above )

Additional School Details

Please Note: Upon submission of this form you will be presented with a confirmation page which will need to be printed, signed and sent to:

Colorado Department of Education
Data Services Unit
201 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203


Fax: 303-866-6888