Recent News

How to know when inclement weather will impact school

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 8:00am

Weather impacts to schools are communicated in multiple ways

Inclement weather can come at any time and Adams 12 Five Star Schools uses a variety of resources to determine if conditions exist that will impact schools.

The district closely monitors weather reports and road conditions and makes a decision regarding school on a daily basis between the following three options :

All schools/offices are Open : All ...

Fall into the Five Star Journal's October issue

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm

The Five Star Journal highlights student & community success across the district

The Five Star Journal is a quarterly publication (October, December, March and May) of Adams 12 Five Star Schools. The Journal features news from our more than 50 schools, districtwide learning initiatives, tips for parents to support their students and much more. The families of our more than 39,000 students receive the Journal.

Stories you won’t want to miss in this issue: ...

Board of Ed passes resolution in support of Proposition CC

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:00am

With no tax increase, the ballot issue provides dollars for public schools

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education passed a resolution in support of Proposition CC at its special meeting on Sept. 25.

Proposition CC, a measure that the Colorado Legislature referred to this November’s ballot through House Bill 19-1257, states: Without raising taxes and to better fund public schools, higher education, and roads, bridges, and transit, within ...

Social-emotional learning survey open now

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:30pm

District seeks feedback from students through social-emotional learning survey

Panorama Education will provide Adams 12 Five Star Schools with a survey focused on learning more about students' social-emotional needs.

Social-emotional learning is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others and maintain positive relationships.

Over 7,000 parents, staff, ...

Community-driven strategic plan released

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Plan to elevate student success for years to come.

We asked staff members how they will ELEVATE student success this year. Watch below to hear what they said!

How will you ELEVATE student success?

Video of How will you ELEVATE student success?

View the video with Spanish subtitles .

ELEVATE, our community-created strategic plan, is complete and we are well on our way to implementing the initiatives dreamed-up by our ...

District accredited with performance rating for fourth year

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 11:45am

Achieved greatest growth over time among districts with similar demographics

For the fourth consecutive year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools has been accredited as a Performance District, the second highest rating for school districts in the state of Colorado. The Five Star District earned 61.9 percent of framework points, an increase of nearly 5 percentage points since 2016 when the district received its first Performance rating.

Based on the recent state ...

Five Star District celebrates gains in academic achievement

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:15pm

Growth rate exceeds state in both literacy and math

The recent release of academic achievement and growth scores on a variety of student assessments reflect Adams 12 Five Star Schools continued focus on elevating student success in every classroom, every day. Performance on statewide assessments in English language arts (ELA) and math; along with results on the PSAT and SAT exams demonstrate gains at all levels — elementary through high school ...

Board of Education cancels election for November

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Three candidates elected for respective districts

On September 4, 2019 the Board of Education canceled the Nov. 2019 school board election and declared three candidates elected for their respective districts.

Lori Goldstein is a newly elected member of the board from Director District No. 1 and will serve a four-year term. Incumbent Jamey Lockley will serve a second four-year term as director for District 2. Incumbent Laura Mitchell ...