Financial Transparency

The community of Adams 12 Five Star Schools serves an important role in helping build a successful school district. As investors, these are your schools. The Five Star District is committed to providing the public with a clear view of how we operate and how tax dollars are spent.

Advances in technology have made it easier to provide detailed financial information. We have provided a link below to our searchable database where you can review district expenditures. In addition, the following reports provide additional information on our financial performance:

Annual Budget:


Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR):


Financial Statements:

Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Quarterly Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Quarterly Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Quarterly Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Quarterly Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Quarterly Financial Report


Investment Performance Reports:

Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Investment Statements

Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Investment Statements

Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Investment Statements


Salary Schedules:

District Expenditure Searchable Database:

Adams 12 Five Star Schools provides a searchable database of the following funds:

  • Governmental Funds: All funds that are supported by Colorado legislation, grant awards and interest earnings to support the district’s programs.
  • Proprietary Funds: These funds are used to account for operations that are financed and operated in a manner similar to private business enterprises where the stated intent is that the costs of providing goods or services on a continuing basis are financed by charges for services or products. These funds do not receive general fund support for operations.
  • Pupil Activity Funds: The district serves as a fiduciary for funds belonging to student groups. The district is responsible for ensuring that the assets reported in these funds are used only for the intended purposes and used by those to whom the assets belong. These funds do not receive general fund support. Fiduciary funds are not available to support the district’s own programs.

Colorado Department of Education (CDE) - Finance


Help searching the financial database (PDF).

Charter Schools

The charter schools associated with Adams 12 Five Star Schools are responsible for providing this financial information on their own websites. The following are links to the charter schools’ websites for financial transparency information: