District seeks input on selection of Instructional Materials


Adams 12 Five Star Schools would like to invite parents and community members to provide feedback as it prepares to seek approval from the Board of Education regarding the adoption of instructional materials in the content areas of English/language arts, mathematics, science and social studies to be used in middle level and senior high classrooms.

DSIT hosts meeting about immunizations


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Tuesday, March 31, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Educational Support Center

The District School Improvement Team (DSIT) will host a meeting about childhood immunizations on Tuesday, March 31, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Educational Support Center, 1500 E. 128th Ave. in Thornton.  

The meeting will address the value of childhood immunizations and immunization schedules. 

Board of Education seeks applicants for Director District No. 4 position


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Deadline to submit an application is midnight on April 8, 2015

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education has declared a vacancy in the school director office for Director District No. 4 due to the Supreme Court ruling in Case No. 14SA235 (Figueroa, et al v. Speers, et al). This vacancy will be filled through an appointment by the Board.

Read the qualifications for the position and details on the appointment process for more information. You can view a map of the director districts here. Applications must be submitted by midnight on April 8, 2015. Contact Frances Mullins, Sr. Executive Assistant to the Board of Education at 720-972-4007 or frances.mullins@adams12.org if you are interested in applying or if you have any questions.

Five Star District announces 2015-16 school calendar


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2015-16 Calendar
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Based on feedback, calendar extends Thanksgiving break, makes spring break first week of April

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools 2015-16 school calendar is now available and we want to make you aware of a few changes that primarily impact spring break and Thanksgiving break. This does not impact the current school year calendar (2014-15). 

Five Star District named to the College Board's 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll


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Recognition given for expanding opportunity and improving performance for Advanced Placement students

5th Annual AP Honor RollAdams 12 Five Star Schools' commitment to expanding access to Advanced Placement course work, while also improving student performance, has earned the district a spot on the 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll.

Welcome to Adams 12 Five Star Schools


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Join the nearly 39,000 students who call the Five Star District home

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

Our mission is to engage and inspire all students to innovate, achieve and succeed in a safe and supportive environment by ensuring high quality instruction in every classroom, every day.

With more than 38,700 students, the Five Star District offers families the benefits of a large district with a close-knit feel. That's reflected in the numerous opportunities for students, staff and parents at any of the district's more than 50 unique learning centers. Get the latest news about the Five Star District.