Financial Transparency


Required Financial Transparency
Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-44-304
(Commencing July 1, 2002)

All documents are posted or updated within 60 days after completion or receipt of the applicable report, statement, or document.

Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Board of Education of Aspen Ridge Preparatory School for the fiscal year beginning 2024 and has been filed in the front office where it is available for public inspection. Such proposed budget will be considered for adoption at the regularly scheduled board meeting on May 22, 2024, starting at 4:30pm․
Any person paying school taxes in said district may at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget file or register his objections thereto. 
Objections should be emailed to [email protected] or [email protected] no later than May 19, 2024 for review by the ARPS Finance Committee.
For all other questions or inquiries, please contact the Head of School, Charla Salmeron at [email protected]
Adopted Budgets
Financial Audit
Salary Schedule and Policy, Current and Prior Two Years
Salaries at Aspen Ridge Preparatory School are not established pursuant to C.R.S. §22-32-109.4 or §22-63-401. The School establishes teacher and administrative salaries individually, based on an employee’s job duties, experience, qualifications, and performance, as well as comparison to salaries for comparable positions in other schools or districts, and defines those salaries through individual offer letters of employment.  The Schools’ administrative salary range is from $50,000 – $110,000.  See attached salary schedule for teacher compensation.
List of Waivers Received by Aspen Ridge
Standardized Description and Rationale for Each Automatic Waiver
Federal Form 990 and Any Associated Schedules

Other Aspen Ridge Specific Financial Information
**Charter Schools are not required to post a financial data file as the charter school's data is incorporated into the school district's posted financial data file**

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.

Contact Information
Aspen Ridge Preparatory School
705 Austin Ave
Erie, CO 80516
Charla Salmeron, Head of School
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