Legacy High School ranked No. 15 and Thornton High School ranked No. 20 in the Washington Post’s annual list of Most Challenging High Schools in Colorado.
The Washington Post’s rankings are based on a formula that divides the total Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and other college-level tests given at the school by the number of seniors who graduate that year.
Kevin Loeffler, a senior at Horizon High School, has been named one of only 40 Boettcher Foundation Scholarship Recipients for 2013. Boettcher Scholars are awarded "full-ride" merit-based scholarships to attend a college or university within the State of Colorado.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools is pleased to announce its graduation rate for the Class of 2012 increased 5.1 percent to 79 percent as compared to the previous year. The district’s graduation rate has increased the last two years, or every year since the new four-year “on time” formula for calculating graduation rates was established by the U.S.
After undergoing a lengthy and rigorous qualification process, Leroy Drive Elementary has received full authorization from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to offer the IB Primary Years Programme. Leroy Drive is first elementary school in the Five Star District to achieve this honor.
The Colorado Department of Education has awarded five schools in the Five Star District with top academic honors. Congratulations to Meridian Elementary, Hulstrom K-8, Stargate Charter, Arapahoe Ridge Elementary and Tarver Elementary for earning this distinction.
Dr. Karen Johnson, a sixth-grade science and engineering teacher at STEM Lab, has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Colorado Teacher of the Year award.
The Colorado Teacher of the Year program is our state’s oldest and most prestigious honors program that recognizes the contributions of the classroom teacher.
The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Denver Nuggets Community Night will take place at the Pepsi Center on Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. for the Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors game. Discount tickets can be purchased for $18 with no additional taxes or fees (tickets are valued at $28 to $80). A portion of each ticket sold for the game will benefit the Adams 12 Five Star Foundation.