Open Records Request
School District 49 is open and transparent with its community. We encourage anyone seeking general information to contact the district communications team. It is the intent of District 49 to provide documents and information to the public without requiring a Colorado Opens Records Act (CORA) request.Any citizen wishing to make a more formal CORA request for information must fill out our D49 Colorado Open Records Act request form.The statute gives everyone broad access to government records throughout the state. The Colorado Open Records Act is a series of laws designed to allow the public access to the records of government agencies at all levels in Colorado, including schools districts. Most records are public and open for inspection. Two important exceptions are student records and personnel files.To learn more about CORA, please read the Colorado Open Records Act (PDF) and view the Attorney General opinion concerning CORA requests (PDF).
All open records requests must be submitted using our D49 CORA request form. Please be as specific as possible about the information you are seeking to help ensure that we are able to respond to your request accurately and in the time required by law. Please do not email CORA requests to staff, as this form helps us coordinate and expedite your request.
The information you are seeking may already be available on our website or elsewhere online. If you are looking for financial records, please visit our financial transparency page before submitting your request.Other important information may be found in student, school and staff Board policies. View the District 49 Board of Education policy KDB Public's Right to Know/Access to Information and the regulation guiding its execution KDB-R Public's Right to Know/Access Information.District and school accountability information, please visit the Colorado Department of Education School View Data Center page. You'll find information on:
Do you need a student transcript?
- State mandated test scores
- Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results
- Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers
- Graduation rates and dropout rates
- Results of ACT scores for the district as a whole and compared to the state average
What is CORA?
"CORA" stands for "Colorado Open Records Act". In the spirit of open government, the Colorado Open Records Act (24-72-201 to 24-72-309, C.R.S.) requires that most public records be available to the public.
Do I have to submit a CORA request to get information?
We welcome all requests for information and are more than happy to help you access information without filing a CORA request.
How do I ask about CORA requests or submit a request?
All open records requests must be submitted using our D49 CORA request form. Please be as specific as possible about the information you are seeking to help ensure that we are able to respond to your request accurately and in the time required by law.
If you have not been contacted about your CORA request, you may contact the D49 Communications Department at email@example.com.
Where can I find more information about CORA requests?For more information about CORA requests, please read the Colorado Open Records Act (PDF) or view the Attorney General Opinion concerning CORA requests.