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Substitute Teachers Needed

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 9:45am

Positions open immediately with flexible schedules

We need you to substitute teach! Adams 12 Five Star Schools is looking for more substitutes to help with teaching, paraprofessional work, clerical, etc.

Substitute teaching jobs are a great way to be involved with your school community and provide:

Increased competitive pay Flexible days and hours Meaningful work with students Training opportunities Pathways to teacher ...

District outlines deadlines for 2019-2020 Choice process

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 8:45am

Deadline for priority consideration is Jan. 31, 2019

Last year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools received more than 4,500 Choice applications for the 2018-2019 school year. In accordance with the state’s open enrollment law, the district’s Choice program allows for students to apply to attend schools outside of their attendance area boundary.

Both in-district and out-of-district students can apply for Choice. Out-of-district Choice requests ...

Community approves Ballot Issue 5C

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 4:30pm

Additional funding will jump-start strategic plan priorities

Thank you! Thank you for investing in the students of Adams 12 Five Star Schools. Ballot Issue 5C passed with 56.30 percent voter approval.

With your support, we are now able to jump-start the priorities outlined in our strategic plan ELEVATE that parents, students, staff and community members worked together to create.

Thank you for passing 5C

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District accredited with performance rating for third year

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:45pm

Rating continues to rise given gains in academic performance year-over-year

For the third consecutive year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools has been accredited as a Performance District. The recent state release of preliminary performance ratings for schools and districts show the Five Star District continues to make strong strides in the right direction.

The Five Star District received 63.2 percent of framework points, an increase of more than 6 percent ...

Board places $27 million mill levy override on Nov. ballot

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 4:45pm

Funding proposal will jumpstart district’s new strategic plan

View each school's investment plan.

On Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education approved the placement of a $27 million mill levy override (Ballot Issue 5C) on the November 2018 ballot. In addition to the local measure, the board passed a resolution in support of Amendment 73, the statewide education funding measure that would raise $60 million for ...

Meet three students in Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 4:15pm

District sets goal to know students by name, strength and need

The district's strategic plan — ELEVATE — includes three high-level goals for Adams 12 Five Star Schools as it relates to student success. One of those goals is focused on knowing our students by their name, strength and need.

To start the 2018-2019 school year, we got to know three students — one at each level. #ELEVATEFiveStar

Name Strength Need Fall 2018

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District celebrates gains in academic achievement

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:15am

Year-over-year proficiency in assessments meeting or exceeding state performance

The Five Star community has much to celebrate with the recent release of achievement and growth scores on a variety of student assessments. Performance on statewide assessments in English language arts and math; along with results on the PSAT and SAT exams demonstrate gains at all levels — elementary through high school.

Literacy proficiency continues to rise

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Board of Education unanimously approves new strategic plan

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 4:45pm

Community-led plan to elevate student success

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the ELEVATE strategic plan which will elevate student success for years to come.

ELEVATE is a process and a plan.

It was our year-long engagement process during the 2017-18 school year that brought together over 7,000 parents, community members, students and staff to develop a ...

Community asked to provide feedback on state of education

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:00am

Statewide survey through the Education Leadership Council

The Education Leadership Council (ELC) is a nonpartisan, multi-stakeholder council, created through executive order by Governor John Hickenlooper. The ELC and the many leaders involved with this effort are looking at the state of Colorado’s education system, asking the hard questions, and working passionately to create a level playing field for every student.

We are developing a ...

Schools share Points of Pride for the '17-18 School Year

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:30pm

School achievements highlighted by level

The following list of school achievements was compiled by schools that submitted a point of pride for the May issue of the Five Star Journal.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Arapahoe Ridge

Recipient of the Playworks Golden Ball for its excellent implementation of structures and routines outlined by the Playworks Recess Program. Fifth-grade student, Addison Ginthe, is the proud recipient of ...

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