JEFFCO SCHOOL DISTRICT BASICS

This is the page you come to when you want to know some basic facts about JeffCo Public Schools.  Below are a series of links and short pieces that explain and explore the JeffCo School District.

JeffCo Public Schools Home Page – The Districts own home page.

Ballotpedia Entry – Ballotpedia is a wiki-type online encyclopedia focused on political structures throughout the United States.  You can think of it as an Almanac.  The JeffCo Schools entry includes population, demographic and political make-up, score results, link to the District budget, school listings, and more.  If you are unsure about some basic aspect of JeffCo schools, this is a good place to start.  Ballotpedia is maintained by the Lucy Burns Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing open access to public records throughout the U.S.

Wikipedia – Jefferson County Public Schools (Colorado) – Different from Ballotpedia in that it gives more of a history.  A good breakdown of the different types of schools and school mergers.

Zillow – JeffCo Public Schools Rating Map – Zillow is a Real Estate website that mashes up maps with housing data and other data to build interactive maps with various focuses.  This page shows the location of every JeffCo District school.  The schools can be rated or sorted in a variety of ways, including:  Great Schools Rating, legal structure (public, charter, or private), student/teacher ratio, and number of students.

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