The Need We Fill
Taxpayer funding provides for the fundamentals. But we believe our students deserve so much more.
Our fast-changing world demands more innovative teaching methods, state-of-the-art resources and the ability to keep pace with rapidly changing information. To do so means pushing the limits of our over-burdened resources. In order for our students to stay on top and be ready to be leaders in the global classroom and world marketplace, we simply must increase the funds available for their education.
Here are some key facts:
- Colorado ranks 49th in the nation in K-12 spending per $1,000 of personal income
- The challenging economic climate has limited the money available to fund public schools
- Cherry Creek School District anticipates a reduction of more than $500 per child over the next two years
The Cherry Creek Schools Foundation plays a critical role in supporting this dynamic school district. Click here to see key ways we are making a difference right now »