Financial Transparency Template

Required Financial Transparency

Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304

(Commencing July 1, 2019)

♥    District Adopted Budget – Including Uniform Budget Summary (current and prior two years)

♥   District Financial Audit (current and prior two years)

♥   Salary Schedules or Policies (current and prior two years)

♥   Financial Data File for FY18-19 (current and prior year: e.g. FY17-18 and FY16-17)

Note:  Districts identified as small/rural with less than 1,000 K-12 students, and having no charter schools, are required to post district level financial information only.

♥    List of Waivers Received by the School District

Not applicable

♥    Standardized Description and Rational for Each Automatic Waiver

Not applicable

♥    Federal Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF and any associated schedules

Not applicable

♥    Plan for Distributing Additional Mill Levy Revenue or Statement of Intent to Distribute

Not applicable

♥    Other District-Specific Financial Information (One item below)

Debt and Financial Disclosure Notice

All documents above must be posted or updated within 60 days (30 days for waiver information) after completion or receipt of the applicable report, statement or document.

*  Financial Data File for FY18-19 is required to be posted no later than March 1st, 2020

♥    Link to Financial Transparency Website view:

https://coloradok12financialtransparency. com


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.


District Informational Summary

The La Veta Re-2 School District in Huerfano County provides services to an average of 220 students each year.  Even with small numbers, multiple students place in state competitions for 1A athletics, Knowledge Bowl, Science Fair, and Future Farmers of America.  Our students contribute regularly to a list of champions who reflect our focus on student achievement.

Our dedicated staff demonstrate continuing improvement in academic scores that achieved state recognition recently as a district Accredited with Distinction.  In line with our district mission we are proud to participate in the Student-Centered Achievement Program.  Together with other districts we are pioneering standards and measures that promote rigorous accountability for education in rural Colorado.


Contact Information:

Toni Brgoch, Business Manager, Phone: 719-742-6411, Email:

Jim Moore, Bookkeeper, Phone: 719-742-6427, Email:

Bree Lessar, Superintendent, Phone: 719-742-6416, Email:

La Veta School District, PO Box 85, 512 East Garland, La Veta, CO 81055


Required Link:  Colorado Department of Education School Finance Division


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Executive Secretary Julia Shrout                              719-742-6417 – Desk

719-742-6405 – Attendance Line

Executive Secretary Sue Smith                             719-742-6410- Desk

Superintendent Bree Lessar                                       719-742-6416 – Desk     719-989-1301 – Mobile

Elementary Principal Denise Locke                    719-742-6440 – Desk    404-932-2969 – Mobile

JH Principal Chris Locke                                            719-742-6443 – Desk     405-312-2015 – Mobile

Director of Student Services Rick Sciacca          719-742-6421 – Desk  719-250-9175 – Mobile

Athletic Director Greg King  719-742-6439 – Desk

Business Office Fax  719-742-3959

Central Office Fax  719-742-5796

Superintendent Office Fax  719-742-5799

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