Change Indicator

Special education in Colorado

Special education

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



Percentage of students enrolled in special education by school district.

Data Source

Colorado Department of Education
Special Education (IEP) -- Specially designed programs, at no cost to the parent/guardian, that meet the needs of a child with disabilities including classroom instruction, instruction in physical education, home instruction, and - instruction in hospitals and institutions. The student must have an annual individualized educational program (IEP) in effect on the count date. This does not include students with a 504 plan.

Last Updated

March 2024