SEAC to host event for families with children who receive special education services


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Thursday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the ESC

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is hosting a “Get to Know the District” event on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Educational Support Center, 1500 E. 128th Ave. in Thornton. The event is specifically designed for families with children in preschool through fifth grade who receive special education services.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education places $220 million bond and $15 million mill levy override on the November ballot


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Community panel informs board’s decision-making

In a unanimous vote, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education approved resolutions Wednesday, Aug. 27 to place bond and mill levy override questions on the November ballot.

The Five Star District will seek voter approval in November for a $220 million bond and a $15 million mill levy override.

Panel of parent, business and community representatives recommends bond and mill levy override


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S3C Panel recommends bond/mill
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Board of education scheduled to vote Wednesday, Aug. 27

On Aug. 20, representatives from the Strong Schools, Strong Communities (S3C) Panel presented to the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education their recommendation to place a bond and mill levy override on the November ballot.

Five Star District students demonstrate gains in academic performance and growth


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Growth in reading, writing and math highest in three years

Five Star students are making gains in academic performance and growth based on the state’s 2014 TCAP test results. TCAP stands for Transitional Colorado Assessment Program.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools outperformed the state when comparing results to 2013. The district saw increases in the number of students scoring proficient and advanced on 10 tests.

Welcome to Adams 12 Five Star Schools - Colorado's fifth largest school district


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Join the more than 42,000 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 42,000 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 55 unique learning centers. Get the latest news about the Five Star District.