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Fiscal Year
2020 - 2021

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St Vrain Valley RE1J (0470)

395 SOUTH PRATT PARKWAY
LONGMONT, CO 80501

Students Info
31,312
Total Students Served
28,157
Non-Charter School Students
Serves Elementary School Grades Serves Middle School Grades Serves High School Grades Charter
SCHOOLS IN DISTRICT

Narrative

quotes A message from:
District Communications
Office of Communications
St Vrain Valley School District RE-1J
June 1, 2022
St. Vrain Valley Schools, organized in 1961, is nationally recognized for rigorous academics, technology, innovation, and a wide variety of outstanding co-curricular activities through inquiry-based and student-centered learning. Located approximately 30 miles north of Denver, in a region with one of the fastest growing economies in the state, the district is the 7th largest in Colorado, serving students across a 411-square mile geographically diverse area that includes 13 communities ... St. Vrain Valley Schools, organized in 1961, is nationally recognized for rigorous academics, technology, innovation, and a wide variety of outstanding co-curricular activities through inquiry-based and student-centered learning. Located approximately 30 miles north of Denver, in a region with one of the fastest growing economies in the state, the district is the 7th largest in Colorado, serving students across a 411-square mile geographically diverse area that includes 13 communities with a population of about 187,000 residents. Offering a full range of high-quality educational programs and services for students in grades PK-14, St. Vrain Valley Schools is able to continue delivering rigorous academics and exceptional learning opportunities while meeting the needs of a rapidly growing economy through the support and investment of its community. Voters approved a $189 million capital projects bond and $16.5 million mill levy override in 2008, a $14.8 million mill levy override in 2012, and $260 million additional capital projects bond in 2016. Also, the district was awarded two major federal grants: the $3.6 million ‘Investing in Innovation’ (i3) in 2010 and $16.6 million ‘Race to the Top’ in 2012. By building a solid foundation with an exceptional school board, strong leadership, and excellent teachers and staff; prioritizing school safety and student well-being; providing innovative learning and instructional opportunities; and partnering with families, elected officials, business leaders and its community, St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to advance excellence for its students, schools and community.

Spending

Current Spending Per Student
$12,503
Current Spending per Student
$12,542
State Average

School Level Spending per Student
  • Federal
    $630
  • State/Local
    $7,246
  • Total
    $7,876
School Share of Central Spending per Student
  • Federal
    $309
  • State/Local
    $4,319
  • Total
    $4,628

Current District Spending

  1. Learning Environment
    Learning Environment
    73%
  2. Operations
    Operations
    27%
Learning Environment Expenditures
Learning Environment
$285,454,743

View Learning Environment Breakdown

Operations Expenditures
Operations
$106,052,285

View Operations Breakdown

$391,507,028

Total

Long-Term Spending
Construction, Debt, Refinancing & Other
Construction, Debt, Refinancing & Other

View Contruction Funds Breakdown

These expenditures are those not associated with day-to-day operation of school activities and, therefore, are not included in the per-student spending calculation. They are comprised of major construction projects, debt payments, acquisition of land, and other programs.

$155,171,196

Total

Total District-Allocated Spending

$546,678,225

Totals may not sum due to rounding

Funding and Revenues

Funding

  1. Local
    Local
    56%
  2. State
    State
    33%
  3. Federal
    Federal
    11%
Local Fundings and Revenues
Local
$265,805,015

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State Fundings and Revenues
State
$156,452,679

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Federal Fundings and Revenues
Federal
$53,582,416

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$475,840,110

Total

Other Fundings and Revenues

Other revenues not received through local, state, or federal sources. They include proceeds from the sale of bonds, accrued interest, and other extraordinary items.

$13,986,026

Total

Total Funding

$489,826,136

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