Five Star District currently enrolling children for preschool

Families encouraged to check eligibility

The Early Childhood Education Program is currently enrolling children for preschool. If you have a four-year-old who will be eligible for kindergarten in the fall of 2016, please call 720-972-8761 for information about preschool eligibility. Learn more.

Board of Education adopts 2015-2016 Financial Plan and Budget

Plan eliminates transportation fee

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the 2015-2016 Financial Plan and Budget at its regular meeting on Wednesday, June 17.

More than 300 educators attend Highway 21 conference

Teachers learn new ways to integrate technology in the classroom

More than 300 Adams 12 Five Star Schools teachers gathered June 2 and 3 at Mountain Range High School for the seventh annual Highway 21 professional development conference.

State tests in English language arts and math to be shorter for 2015-2016

This move along with new state law reduces overall testing time

The PARCC National Governing Board voted on Wednesday, May 20 to reduce the amount of time students spend on English language arts and math tests at each grade level.

PARCC stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career. Multiple states, including Colorado, are part of PARCC.

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.