Financial Transparency

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In exchange for operational freedom and flexibility, Charter schools tend to be subject to higher levels of accountability, both academically and financially, than traditional public schools. Stargate strives for the highest levels of financial transparency and clarity.

Financial Transparency for Stargate and other Colorado Schools

Stargate regularly provides reports and statements to show how we receive funding and and how funding is allocated. Like all Colorado public schools and districts, Stargate is required to share specific types of financial information, including budgets and audit summaries. However, in the spirit of true transparency and partnership with our community, the Stargate Governance Board and leadership team also elect to provide stakeholders with far more financial information than is legally required.

Required reports and statements available include:

Additional reports and statements available include:

We also provide links to resources community members can use to learn more about school finances including:

Making Sense of Financial Data

True financial transparency means everyone has a clear understanding of the significance and use of data. As a charter school, Stargate relies on community members to play an active role in the school's governance, both as leaders and as involved members who ask questions and help hold each other accountable. We've tried to create a site that is accessible to a layperson, but if you have any questions related to finances at Stargate, please reach out. Contact information is available on this page and throughout the Financial Transparency section.

  • Lynne Allen, Stargate Executive Director of Operations and Finance, lynne.allen@stargateschool.org
  • Stargate Finance Committee, finance@stargateschool.org
Disclaimer: Please consider the context when evaluating financial transactions. Some transactions may appear improper on the surface but are perfectly normal and justifiable when placed in the proper context. We welcome your questions regarding our financial transactions or records.
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