Budget and Accounting

CalculatorEnsuring the Accuracy of the Districts' Financials

Earning the trust of our stakeholders by providing honest and responsible communication regarding how Douglas County School District uses public funds.

The Budget and Accounting departments play a key role in the progress of the District by providing accurate financial budgeting, reporting and analysis to the District's leadership, the community stakeholders as well as the Federal and State government on a timely basis.

Our goal is to ensure that we are using our resources as effectively as possible for our students, schools, and community.

Financial Transparency

The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International has awarded Douglas County School District RE.1 its Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation during the 2019–2020 budget year. READ MORE: DCSD Budget team receives international award

FY 2020-2021
Final Revised Budge

 Image of the front cover of the 2020-2021 Final Revised Plan and Budget
FY 2021-2022
Adopted Executive Summary

2021-22 Adopted Financial Plan and Budget
FY 2019-2020
Adopted Budget Book

19-20 Adopted Budget book
 FY 2019-2020
 Comprehensive Annual
Financial Report

2019 CAFR


Financial TransparencyDCSD is committed to responsibly using the taxpayer resources provided by our community. DCSD is also dedicated to being honest stewards of the property entrusted to us by our community, and will be accountable to them through transparent and accurate accounting of the District's business. In order to meet the requirements of Article 44, Title 22 of the Colorado Revised Statues, The Public School Financial Transparency Act, we have posted the following items:


Financial Reports

NOTE: Please consider the context when evaluating financial transactions. Some transactions may appear questionable 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.


Charter School Financial Transparency Pages


Contact Us

Colleen Doan
Director of Budget

Jana Schleusner
Director of Finance

Staff Directory

Phone: 720-433-1095
Fax: 720-433-0081

Salary Information 

Salary Schedules


DCSD Chart of Accounts
CDE Chart of Accounts
CDE FPP Handbook
Returned Check Policy
Office of State Planning and Budgeting Economic Forecast
Legislative Council Staff Economic Forecast
Understanding School Finance
Board Approved Student Fees
School District Tax Rate Breakdown(Source: http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdefinance/sfmilllevy)

Detailed Expenditures by Fund

Search databases to view expenditures from the District's Governmental Funds, Student Activity Funds, Enterprise Funds and Building Funds.

Search Expenditures

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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, complianceofficer@dcsdk12.org, 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.