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School Profile

Founded 2006
School District
Douglas County School District (Colorado)
Next Charter Renewal
Student-Teacher Ratio
Preschool 8:1
Kindergarten 20:1
1st – 5th Grade 27:1
6th – 8th Grade 24:1

2020-21 Academic Year: 652
Elementary School: 461
Middle School: 191

Student Demographics
White: 67%
Black/African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 12%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 13%
Other racial/ethnic: 5%
English Language Learners (ELL/ESL): 6%
Special Education: <10%
Students eligible for free or reduced lunch: <1%

Attendance: >96%
Academics: Reading and math passing rates over 90%
Behavior: 38% decrease in referrals over 3 years
Staff Retention: > 90%

School Day
8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
A.M. Kindergarten: 8:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
P.M. Kindergarten: 12:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
5280 Magazine – Colorado Middle School of Distinction
5280 Magazine – NSA Middle School top 18 in Colorado
CCFLT Spanish Video and Essay Award
CCFLT Spanish Video Awards (2nd & 6th grades)
Colorado League of Charter Schools Essay Contest
Colorado Math Olympiad
Colorado State School of Character
Creative Communications Writing Contest
Governor’s Award for Academic Growth
John Irwin Award for Academic Excellence
John Irwin School of Excellence
National School of Character
PBS Super School News
Presidential Debate Participation
Promising Practice Award for Literary Yearbook
Top 8% of all Colorado Elementary Schools
High School Acceptances
Chaparral High School
Colorado Early College
Douglas County High School – International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
Highlands Ranch High School
Legend High School
Lutheran High School
Ponderosa High School
Regis High School
Rock Canyon High School
Thunder Ridge High School – International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
Valor Christian High School