Required Financial Transparency

Public School Financial Transparency Act (Commencing July 1, 2017)

-SMCS Adopted Budget (current and prior two years when available)

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-Uniform Budget Summary

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-Financial Audit (current and prior two years when available)

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

-Charter School Institute Financial Transparency Page Link

-List of Waivers Received by Salida Montessori Charter School

The adopted budget, financial audit, and salary schedule must be posted or updated within 60 days after completion or receipt of the applicable report, statement or document.  The list of waivers must be updated or posted within 30 days after a waiver is revoked or a new waiver granted.

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 (Charter School Institute).

Link to Financial Transparency For Colorado School Websites.

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.

Charter School Information Summary:

Salida Montessori Charter School (SMCS) is the only Public Charter School currently operating in the Upper Arkansas Valley.  SMCS serves 85 students in grades K-8 and has a tuition-based early childhood program.   SMCS employees a range of local part-time and full-time staff totaling 27 people.

Contact Information:
Hanley Harvey, Business Manager
Email: hanley_harvey@salidamcs.org
Phone: 719-539-4887

Salida Montessori School Charter School
1040 I Street
Salida, CO 81201
719-539-4887-phone
719-539-4887-fax

Rafe Quinton, Head of School
Email: rafe_quinton@salidamcs.org
Phone: 719-539-4887

Leslie Kemp, Chair of SMCS Board

Email: leslie_kemp@salidamcs.org