State tests in English language arts and math to be shorter for 2015-2016

This move along with new state law reduces overall testing time

The PARCC National Governing Board voted on Wednesday, May 20 to reduce the amount of time students spend on English language arts and math tests at each grade level.

PARCC stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career. Multiple states, including Colorado, are part of PARCC.

Plans underway to celebrate Northglenn High School’s 50th anniversary

Sign up online to learn more about the school’s celebration this fall

Join in the celebration coming this fall when Northglenn High School turns 50 years old. Log on to the 50th Anniversary website to sign up as an alumni, staff member, parent or community member. 

Bollman Technical Education Center earns Project Lead The Way certification for engineering program

Certification demonstrates the quality of the program and dedication to preparing students for the global economy

Bollman Technical Education Center (BTEC) has earned national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) engineering design and development capstone course.

Seven schools offer free breakfast and lunch program this summer

Program runs Monday, June 1, thru Friday, July 31

Nutrition Services will host free lunch this summer at Federal Heights Elementary and free breakfast and lunch at Centennial Elementary, Coronado Hills Elementary, Riverdale Elementary, STEM Launch, The Studio School and Westview Elementary.

Welcome to Adams 12 Five Star Schools

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Join the nearly 39,000 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 38,700 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.