There are a limited number of spots available for tuition-based extended day kindergarten programs. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information at 720-972-4055.  

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4 Different Kindergarten Options with Adams 12 Five Star Schools 

1. Extended Day Kindergarten Program: The priority application window for the tuition-based, extended day kindergarten program (EDKP) begins January 27th and runs through February 7th. Admissions to extended day kindergarten programs do not go through the Choice Program and instead are managed by each school. You can apply directly to whichever school you are interested in attending. If you are not placed in your desired school’s program but would still like an extended day program, the district will make every effort to place you in the school nearest to your residence. Out-of-boundary or out-of-district families that would like to attend an extended day kindergarten program may apply at any participating elementary school. Placement into an extended day kindergarten program will be dependent on space availability.

Students will be placed following a five-tiered priority:
Boundary students (both siblings of existing students and students who do not already have a sibling at the school);
In-district students with siblings at the requested school;
In-district students who do not have siblings at the requested school;
Out-of-district students with siblings at the requested school;
Out-of-district students who do not have siblings at the requested school.

After February 7th, enrollment for the extended day kindergarten program can still be taken at any school until the program is full on a first-come, first served basis. The school options at that time will be dependent on the space available.

The following schools are offering tuition-based, extended day kindergarten with space still available for the 2014-15 school year:

Arapahoe Ridge Elementary: 720-972-5740
Eagleview Elementary: 720-972-5760
Silver Creek Elementary: 720-972-3940

Tuition for each extended day kindergarten program throughout Adams 12 Five Star Schools is $300 per month. A $50 enrollment fee is due upon acceptance into the program by February 21st and the balance of $250 will be due by March 14th. This $300 will be applied toward the May 2015 tuition payment. Any student for whom an enrollment fee has not been deposited by February 21st may be removed from the extended day class roster and their space given to the next student on the wait list.

2. Kindergarten Program at Magnet Schools: Only tuition-based, extended day kindergarten will be offered at Hulstrom K-8, STEM Lab, STEM Launch and The Studio School. Because these schools only offer tuition-based, extended day kindergarten, scholarships for students that receive free or reduced lunch will be available. Admissions to kindergarten programs at magnet schools are managed by the Choice Program.For information on how to apply to these schools, please visit

3. Half-day Kindergarten: Enrollment for half-day kindergarten begins January 27th. There is no tuition for these programs. Enrollment is at each elementary school. For times, please contact your boundary school. If you wish to attend a half-day program at a school outside of your boundary, please apply through the Choice Program.

4. Full-day Programs at Title I Schools: Enrollment for full-day kindergarten at Title I schools begins January 27th and runs through the first day of school in August 2014. To register at one of these schools, you must either live within the boundary of that school or be approved via the Choice Program to attend the school. For enrollment times at each of the following Title I schools, please contact the school directly: Coronado Hills, Federal Heights, Hillcrest, Malley Drive, McElwain, North Mor, North Star, Rocky Mountain, Stukey and Thornton Elementary.

Kindergarten Requirements

Adams 12 Five Star Schools requires the following information to enroll your student: birth certificate, up-to-date immunization record and two proof of residencies (utility bill, cable bill, trash bill, rental or purchase agreement with your name and address showing). Please bring these documents with you to enroll.