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Fiscal Year
2020 - 2021

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Weld County RE-1 (3080)

14827 COUNTY ROAD 42
GILCREST, CO 80623

Students Info
1,887
Total Students Served
Serves Elementary School Grades Serves Middle School Grades Serves High School Grades Rural
SCHOOLS IN DISTRICT

Narrative

quotes A message from:
Johan van Nieuwenhuizen
Superintendent
Weld County Re1
June 1, 2022
Weld County School District RE-1 is located within the rural landscape of northeastern Colorado. The district proudly serves a population of nearly 1900 students in its six schools. Within this population, 54.6% qualify for free and reduced lunch and 59.9% of students represent minority populations. While not considered a front range district, the district straddles the complexities of small-town culture and big-city economies of scale with being nestled against Greeley ... Weld County School District RE-1 is located within the rural landscape of northeastern Colorado. The district proudly serves a population of nearly 1900 students in its six schools. Within this population, 54.6% qualify for free and reduced lunch and 59.9% of students represent minority populations. While not considered a front range district, the district straddles the complexities of small-town culture and big-city economies of scale with being nestled against Greeley to the north. The district is uniquely comprised of three towns: Platteville, Gilcrest, and LaSalle. Each town hosts an elementary school while Platteville additionally hosts South Valley Middle School and LaSalle hosts North Valley Middle School. Gilcrest, in addition to an elementary school, also hosts the district's flagship high school, Valley High School. The uniqueness that is a three-town consolidated district brings with it both advantages and challenges to how the district operates, staffs, and funds its schools and programs. The Weld RE-1 Board of Education's vision is a total commitment to provide an exemplary education and a safe environment. Student safety is exemplified in many ways manifesting in not only physical safety, but also social and emotional safety. The total commitment to an exemplary education relies on our ability to not only provide academic content knowledge, but also relevant 21st Century skills to navigate the complex world. This public school district relies on the State and Federal government to fund the operation of the school. Funding has been a challenge in Colorado for the last decade when school districts were significantly underfunded. Re1 school district lost approximately $21 million during this time. The information contained on the financial transparency website cab be very informative. However, comparisons of schools and districts should be done with caution as no two schools or districts are alike. Please contact the Weld County Re1 school district Financial department if you have any questions regarding our data.

Spending

Current Spending Per Student
$13,662
Current Spending per Student
$12,542
State Average

School Level Spending per Student
  • Federal
    $568
  • State/Local
    $9,579
  • Total
    $10,147
School Share of Central Spending per Student
  • Federal
    $503
  • State/Local
    $3,013
  • Total
    $3,516

Current District Spending

  1. Learning Environment
    Learning Environment
    72%
  2. Operations
    Operations
    28%
Learning Environment Expenditures
Learning Environment
$18,560,105

View Learning Environment Breakdown

Operations Expenditures
Operations
$7,220,616

View Operations Breakdown

$25,780,721

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.

$9,557,567

Total

Total District-Allocated Spending

$35,338,288

Totals may not sum due to rounding

Funding and Revenues

Funding

  1. Local
    Local
    72%
  2. State
    State
    24%
  3. Federal
    Federal
    4%
Local Fundings and Revenues
Local
$26,142,469

View Local Fund Breakdown

State Fundings and Revenues
State
$8,565,877

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Federal Fundings and Revenues
Federal
$1,394,761

View Federal Fund Breakdown

$36,103,108

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.

$0

Total

Total Funding

$36,103,108

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