Financial Transparancy

The Kit Carson R1 School District shall strive to provide a safe environment for students and staff, meaningful opportunities and innovative educational programs for all students so that they reach their learning potential including that they meet or exceed state and district content standards, through partnerships between home, school and the community.  Safety of students and staff will consistently be the number one priority.


     Kit Carson is a small, rural community located on the eastern plains of Colorado. Kit Carson has a population of about 300 people. Our K-12 school has an enrollment of about 130 students.


Congratulations to all our elementary students & staff for being selected as a John Irwin School of Excellence Award winner. Only the top 10 percent of schools statewide receive this honor.

Class 1A State Champions

The Kit Carson School District is accepting candidates for School Board Director for the next four-year term.  Candidates can pick up the candidate’s packet at the main office.  All completed packets are due back by September 1st.