The Bethune School District: Financial Transparency

Required Financial Transparency Public School Financial Transparency Act (Commencing July 1, 2020)

List of Waivers Received by the School District - None

  • Standardized Description and Rational for Each Automatic Waiver -None
  • 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 (click the following to view)

Plan for Mill Levy Revenue

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.

IN 1899, BETHUNE, COLORADO ORGANIZED THE FIRST SCHOOL DISTRICT IN KIT CARSON COUNTY. IN 1926 IT WAS DECIDED TO PURCHASE 8 ACRES OF LAND THAT THE PRESENT SCHOOL SITS ON. THE NEW SCHOOL WAS COMPLETED IN 1928. THE FIRST GRADUATING CLASS WAS IN 1931. IN 1955 THE LARGE GYMNASIUM WAS ADDED TO THE WEST SIDE OF THE ORIGINAL SCHOOL BUILDING. THE PRESENT INDUSTRIAL SHOP WAS ADDED IN 1974. THE NEW CAFETERIA AND KITCHEN WERE ADDED IN 1995. THE HIGH SCHOOL WAS BUILT IN 1998. THE DISTRICT CONSISTS OF 6 BUILDINGS WHICH INCLUDE A SHOP, JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL, MAIN BUILDING, 2 BUS BARNS AND A DWELLING FOR STAFF. THE CURRENT REPLACEMENT VALUE IS ESTIMATED AT OVER $7 MILLION. THE DISTRICT PROVIDES SERVICES TO ABOUT 110 STUDENTS AND EMPLOYS 30 TEACHERS, SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS AND ADMINISTRATORS. SUPERINTENDENT JOHN HADDAN - Phone Number: 719-346-7513 BUSINESS MANAGER TERESA HOPSON - Phone Number: 719-346-7513