COVID-19 Testing Opportunities

Updated on Fri, 02/19/2021 - 8:43am

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has partnered with COVIDCheck Colorado to offer multiple ways for our students, staff and community to access COVID-19 testing.

Registration Links

*Parents: When you enter the registration site, you will see a question asking for you to allow your child to participate in optional random in-school testing. Please select "Yes" to this question so your student can receive ongoing weekly tests.

Where can I get tested?

Testing can be completed at any of COVIDCheck Colorado’s testing sites or one of our rotating mobile sites.

Mobile Site Testing Schedule*


Friday, Feb. 19

Morning (8 to 10:30 a.m.)
Rocky Top Middle School
Westlake Middle School

Afternoon (1:30 to 4 p.m.)
Northglenn High School
Thornton High School

Monday, Feb. 22

Morning (7:30 to 10 a.m.)
Mountain View Elementary
Rocky Mountain Elementary

Afternoon (1:30 to 4 p.m.)
Coronado Hills Elementary
Stukey Elementary

Tuesday, Feb. 23

Morning (7:30 to 10 a.m.)
Prairie Hills Elementary
Morning (8 to 10:30 a.m.)
Shadow Ridge Middle School 

Afternoon (1:30 to 4 p.m.)
Skyview Elementary
Cherry Drive Elementary

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Morning (7:30 to 10 a.m.)
Prospect Ridge Academy
Stargate School

Afternoon (1:30 to 4 p.m.)
Westgate Community School
Coyote Ridge Elementary

Thursday, Feb. 25

Morning (7:30 to 10 a.m.)
Eagleview Elementary
Vantage Point/Crossroads Middle School

Afternoon (1:30 to 4 p.m.)
Horizon High School
Northglenn High School

Friday, Feb. 26

Morning (8 to 10:30 a.m.)
Century Middle School
Silver Hills Middle School

Afternoon (1:30 to 4 p.m.)
Thornton High School
Legacy High School

*Times/Locations Subject to Change Based on Staffing Availability and Weather Conditions

If you need a test outside of mobile site or COVIDCheck Colorado testing hours, please see other free public testing locations.

Is testing free?

Testing at COVIDCheck Colorado sites is free for all

Do I need to accompany my child to a testing site?

Testing will not be conducted without parent consent and parents of students in elementary and K-8 schools will need to accompany their child to the testing location. Parents of middle and high school students will not need to accompany their child if registration has already been completed online.

When parents register online, they should select onsite screening so that students are eligible for ongoing regular testing without needing to re-register.

What tests are offered?

Testing at COVIDCheck Colorado sites is completed via nasal PCR test and results will be returned within 36-72 hours. 

At our mobile school sites, testing will be completed with SalivaDirect™.  With SalivaDirect™, saliva samples are self-collected under the supervision of a medical professional and then transported to a local lab, enabling results to be delivered to individuals within 48 hours and potentially sooner.  SalivaDirect™ is an FDA Emergency Use Authorization-approved PCR testing protocol. 

Saliva test participants should not have any food or drink 30 minutes before the test and no water 10 minutes before the test.

For information about the tests available at other CCC locations, see their website

Can I go to any testing site?

The rotating testing site schedule is designed for the convenience of students and staff but, yes, district staff and students can receive a test at any district mobile testing site.

How soon can I expect results?

Nasal swab test results are expected within 36-72 hours. 

Testing completed with SalivaDirect™should be delivered to individuals within 48 hours and potentially sooner.

How do I register for a test?

1. Staff and students should register for mobile testing via this link:

Registering for mobile sites does not require an appointment, only registration and signing consent on the site. 

2. Family and community members can register via this link to test at a COVIDCheck Colorado site at Mountain Range High School or other permanent sites ):

Can I schedule a mobile site appointment?

Appointments are not necessary for mobile sites and you won't see the mobile site locations. Instead you only have to register your student (or yourself if staff) for In School Testing and you can show up at any mobile site. [Registration Instructions] Note: Mobile site testing is only available for Five Star Schools students and staff.

Are mobile sites available for family and community members to be tested?

Unfortunately, the mobile site testing is only open to Five Star students and staff.

How do I withdraw my consent to be tested?

If you wish to remove your consent for your student to be tested at school, email

Is testing required?

No, testing is not required. Weekly testing is an eligibility component for district high school Season B athletes who wish to participate in practices and competitions. [Learn more about athletic testing requirements]

How is my testing sample kept safe and disposed of?

Adams 12 Five Star Schools mobile COVID test samples are transferred on a daily basis to COVIDCheck Colorado to undergo analysis. 

COVIDCheck Colorado takes the following steps with samples 

  • After samples are run, they are stored by the lab refrigerator for 30 days; samples are kept for this duration in the event a rerun is required. It is a Quality Assurance Standard Operating Procedure.
  • The lab, where samples are tested and stored, is secure under strict guidelines including a lock at the front door and a keypad lock into the lab space itself. 
  • Samples are disposed by a biohazard disposal company that picks up the samples from the lab and safely disposes of them at a separate facility
You can also view their privacy policy here:

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