Interest Based Strategies (IBS) team addresses teacher growth and budget in latest sessions


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Team scheduled to meet through April and early May

The Adams 12 Interest Based Strategies (IBS) team recently completed two sessions. The following is a summary of each session.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ graduation rate surpasses 80 percent, outpaces the state


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2013 grad rate
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Northglenn High School sees 5.9 percent jump in its graduation rate, Horizon and Legacy High Schools’ rate continues to exceed 90 percent

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is pleased to announce its graduation rate for the Class of 2013 increased to 80.1 percent (this figure does not include district charter schools). The district’s graduation rate has increased the last three years, or every year since the new four-year “on time” formula for calculating graduation rates was established by the U.S.

New resource provides overview of school finance and budget basics


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Budget Guide
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Budget guide and supplementary materials now available online

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has developed a budget guide to help employees, parents and the Five Star community better understand school finance and budget basics: where the money comes from, what the money pays for and how the money is used.

Welcome to Adams 12 Five Star Schools - Colorado's fifth largest school district


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Join the more than 42,000 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 more than 42,000 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 57 unique learning centers. Get the latest news about the Five Star District.