Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ graduation rate outpaces the state


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2014 grad rate
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Horizon and Legacy High Schools’ graduation rate continues to exceed 90 percent

The four-year, on-time graduation rate for Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ Class of 2014 was 77.8 percent (this figure does not include district charter schools). The district’s graduation rate exceeds the state average of 77.3 percent as reported by the Colorado Department of Education.

Five Star Education Foundation partners with the Nuggets for Community Night


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Discount tickets still available for the Jan. 23 Nuggets vs. Boston Celtics game

There’s still time to purchase your tickets! See the Denver Nuggets play the Boston Celtics on Friday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. and support the Five Star Education Foundation.

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.

District opens more than 25 schools to Choice for 2015-2016 school year


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Choice 2015-2016
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Submit application by Jan. 30 for priority consideration

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has opened the Choice application process for the 2015-2016 school year. In keeping with the state’s enrollment law, the district’s Choice Program allows students to apply to attend schools outside of their attendance area boundary.

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.