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.
December 4, 2017, 12:52pm | St Vrain Valley School District By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer, Daily Camera
Niwot High assistant principal Andrea Smith's student-centered approach and success leading the school's one-to-one technology roll-out has garnered her statewide recognition.
Smith recently was named the 2018 Colorado Assistant Principal of the Year for Secondary Schools. In the spring, Niwot High's Principal Eric Rauschkolb was named the 2017 Colorado Secondary School Principal of the Year.
"Anything that celebrates the work we're doing as a school and as a team is awesome," Smith said.
November 27, 2017, 11:05am | St Vrain Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley Schools' Open Enrollment window begins December 1 and continues until January 16.
Students who desire to attend a school or program outside of their designated attendance area may apply for Open Enrollment/Nonresidence authorization for the school or program of their choice. In order to apply, an Open Enrollment/Nonresident Application must be filled out. More information about Open Enrollment can be found at:
November 15, 2017, 11:20am | St Vrain Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. With the passage of the 2016 bond, it is evident that our community values public education, champions the success of our students and has strong trust and confidence in the future of our district.
November 8, 2017, 1:00pm | St Vrain Valley School District
Selecting a middle or high school for your student is an important and personal step in charting their future path. Toward this end, St. Vrain Valley Schools offers a diverse and extensive portfolio of rigorous academic programs that give you and your student options to select a program that best fits their interests and educational goals. Below are upcoming Open House dates across our district. For questions concerning open houses or programming, please contact schools directly.
November 1, 2017, 7:47am | St Vrain Valley School District
Students from St. Vrain Valley Schools' Innovation Center and Indian Peaks Elementary were recently featured on CBS 4 in Denver.
As the U.S. economy becomes more digitized, St. Vrain Valley School District has transformed it’s curriculum to emphasize STEM classes. District officials have integrated computers into every classroom. Students learn to innovate within the science, technology, engineering and math fields. And the district built an Innovation Center which emphasized project-based learning in partnership with business.
October 31, 2017, 10:03am | St Vrain Valley School District By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer, Times-Call
Government students at Longmont's Silver Creek High School got a firsthand lesson on the judicial system on Monday, listening to oral arguments in two appeals court cases in their auditorium.
After the arguments, the lawyers and judges answered students' questions. A small group of students also ate lunch with the judges. One student asked the judges about the dress code, noting they all wore the same color gray suits. The judges joked that they "shared an email" to coordinate. Another asked the lawyers if they get nervous before arguing a case, with one admitting that he used to throw up before trials.
October 30, 2017, 10:54am | St Vrain Valley School District
Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we are advancing public education for our community, state and nation. St. Vrain prepares students for their future by giving them a strong competitive advantage that will empower their success in a complex globalized economy. Learn more in the 2017-2018 edition of St. Vrainnovation Magazine, now available online.