Trinidad School District No. 1

Trinidad , CO

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Trinidad School District #1 will provide all students with a comprehensive system of support, a safe learning environment, and the opportunity to reach his/her academic and leadership potential as determined by state and national standards. 

At Trinidad School District #1, we honor the rich history of our schools and our community. We are proud to be the first established school district in Colorado. While being mindful of our local history, our students develop life skills relevant to their community as well as the world. They enjoy and excel in the academics, arts and extracurricular activities while recognizing their civic responsibilities. The district provides a well-rounded and diverse education as well as the support needed for each student to reach their highest academic, social and leadership potential.

We value the importance of using data from formative and state assessments to foster high levels of achievement. Effective instructional strategies, methods and tools are used to engage our students allowing them to excel in academic pursuits. The rich education we offer allows our students the freedom to make educational discoveries and become leaders in the creation of cultures that support diversity and the freedoms espoused by our government.

Trinidad School District #1 schools are Leader in Me Schools. Our students graduate with the skills to be successful in college, vocational education, the workforce and life.  They excel in language, reading, writing, math, social studies, sciences and the arts.  Our students respect diversity, appreciate the freedoms allowed by our democracy and possess a high sense of responsibility while holding themselves accountable for their own actions. As a school district and community, we hold ourselves accountable to the students we serve in assisting them in the pursuit of achieving this vision. 

• The District will ensure that all students learn at their highest potential in academics and leadership.
• The District will prepare all students for further education to enter the workforce and to be life-long learners.
• The District will collaborate with families to support each student in his/her educational endeavors.
• The District will model and teach all students the importance of respecting diversity and holding ourselves accountable for our individual actions.
• The District will model high values, standards, and behaviors through effective instruction.
• The District will instill frequent interim assessments and continuously improve instruction through curriculum aligned with state standards.  
• The District will recognize and honor quality performance and celebrate student success. 
• The District will communicate its Mission, Values and Goals to all students and the community.

Trinidad is located near the southern border of Colorado with a population of approximately 9,096. The unsurpassed beauty of the area, with the delicate balance of mountains and plains, continues to bring many people to this little piece of paradise. We are home to the first junior college in the state, Trinidad Junior College. Trinidad has two beautiful lakes for fishing/hiking in about a one-hour drive. The Denver International Airport is three hours from Trinidad.

Assessed Valuation $116,051,150
Per Pupil Expenditure $1,645

Budget Year 2017-2018
General Fund $9,915,530
Capital Reserve Fund $113,800
Pupil Activity Fund $371,869
Total Appropriation $4,856,793

Beginning Fund Balance: $1,575,098

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