February designated as Career and Technical Education Month


Superintendent Chris Gdowski has designated February 2016 as Career and Technical Education Month.

Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey Now Open


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Parents and guardians asked to provide feedback to schools

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Adams 12 Five Star Schools increases graduation rate six percent in five years


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District outpaces state and narrows minority gaps

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has increased its four-year, on-time graduation rate more than 6 percent in five years, climbing to 80.1 percent* for the Class of 2015.

District counseling team earns Colorado Department of Education award


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Team honored with ICAP Team award at State Board of Education meeting

The Five Star District's Counseling Leadership Team won the Colorado Department of Education’s Best District ICAP Team award. The group was recognized at the State Board of Education meeting on Jan. 13.

Parent and community leaders gather to support Colorado superintendents' call for adequate funding


Superintendent Chris Gdowski joined 166 other superintendents from across Colorado at the state capitol on Jan. 11 to call for adequate funding of public education.

Colorado Department of Education announces current 11th-graders will take ACT in spring 2016


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This year’s 10th-graders to take PSAT in preparation for Colorado’s full transition to SAT in spring 2017

The Department of Education confirmed Jan. 11 that it has received approval to administer the ACT exam to high school juniors this year. The agreement will not change the selection committee’s unanimous decision to award College Board a five-year contract to administer the PSAT and SAT to Colorado’s 10th- and 11th-grade students.

Experience the Five Star Difference


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Join the nearly 39,300 students who call the Five Star District home

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

Our mission is to engage and inspire all students to innovate, achieve and succeed in a safe and supportive environment by ensuring high quality instruction in every classroom, every day.

With nearly 39,300 students, the Five Star District offers families the benefits of a large district with a close-knit feel. That's reflected in the numerous opportunities for students, staff and parents at any of the district's more than 50 unique learning centers. Get the latest news about the Five Star District.