Financial Transparency

Informational Summary

Ridgway School District R-2 is the largest school district in Ouray County.  The District owns two school buildings, provides services for over 300 students, and employs over 75 teachers, education support professionals and administrators.

The Ridgway School District values open and honest communication with its stakeholders: staff, students, parents and taxpayers.  In order to meet the requirements of Article 44, Title 22 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, The Public School Financial Transparency Act, we have posted the following items:

For information from CDE on School Finance:

CDE School Finance

Financial Transparency for Colorado Schools:

CDE Financial Transparency

Contact Information:

Abacus, LLC Consultant to the District
Phone: 970-626-4320

Susan Lacy, Superintendent
Phone: 970-626-4320

Jeff Butterbaugh, District HR 
Phone: 970-626-4320


Ridgway School District R-2
1115 West Clinton St
Ridgway, CO 81432
Phone: 970-626-4320
Fax: 970-626-4337

District Adopted Budget & Uniform Budget Summary

(current and prior two years)


The Ridgway School District Board of Education approved the 2024-2025 District Budget at their Regular Session held on June 18, 2024. This information can be found on file at the District Administration Office, and is available for inspection during reasonable business hours with advance notice by calling (970) 626-4320. You may also view this information by clicking the link below.

FY 24-25 District Approved Budget

FY 24-25 Uniform Budget Summary


FY 23-24 District Adopted Budget

FY 23-24 Uniform Budget Summary

FY 23-24 District Revised Budget


FY 22-23 District Adopted Budget

FY 22-23 Uniform Budget Summary

FY 22-23 District Revised Budget

District Financial Audit

(current and prior two years)

Salary Schedules or Policies

(current and prior two years)

District Salary Schedules

List of Waivers Received by the School District

  • This Statement does not apply to this School District

Standardized Description and Rational for Each Automatic Waiver

  • This Statement does not apply to this School District

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

  • This Statement does not apply to this School District

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

District Financial Data

(current and prior two years)

Other District-Specific Financial Information