Across the district, we have been championing a new motivational motto that is uniting our shared vision for excellence in learning and student advancement: We are taking public education by #StVrainStorm! Every day, I observe countless examples of students, teachers, staff, and community partners exemplifying the highest levels of achievement and drive that represent the very best of our public schools. Our graduation rates are at their highest level – over 90 percent at our traditional schools – and St. Vrain was also one of only four districts in Colorado and 373 nationally to be recognized by College Board’s Annual AP District Honor Roll. Enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) courses has increased by 50 percent since 2014 with over 3,000 students enrolled in at least one AP class.
S&P Global Ratings, the renowned business and financial information corporation, recently raised St. Vrain Valley Schools' long-term rating and underlying rating to 'AA+' from 'AA' on existing general obligation (GO) bonds. In addition, S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AA+' long-term rating and underlying rating to the district's series 2018 GO bonds (estimated $60 million par amount).
August 29, 2018, 1:39pm | St Vrain Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. This is a result of strong leadership and a commitment to strengthening infrastructure, technology, high-quality instruction and overall student achievement.
This success is also built upon interconnected partnerships with our teachers, staff, students, parents, business and corporate partners, and elected officials. As St.
August 16, 2018, 2:24pm | St Vrain Valley School District
This year as students prepare to ride our school buses, they will notice new animals have joined our transportation fleet. In addition to a number, each bus route will also be identified by a unique animal and color combination to enhance rider safety and help our students easily identify their bus route.
“The purpose behind the project was to improve and increase the ease with which our riders, especially the younger ones, identify their bus,” said Director of Transportation, Lance Yoxsimer.
August 16, 2018, 8:58am | St Vrain Valley School District
Technology is such an integral part of daily operations that is second nature to our students. This generation of students will be the first to never know life before the internet or cell phones. For parents and guardians, navigating these new opportunities can also bring uncertainties of how to have conversations about technology use at school and home.
July 31, 2018, 10:18am | St Vrain Valley School District
Mead Elementary started The Summer Fun Reading Program this year that opens up their school library to the community from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. every Tuesday.
Recognizing the Town of Mead does not have a public library, Jennifer Stanich, a kindergarten teacher at Mead Elementary, developed the idea to open up their school library during the summer after attending a similar program at Fall River Elementary with her children.