St. Vrain Valley Schools

We are the future of America.

We are providing current and future generations a strong competitive advantage so that all students can achieve success in a globalized world.

Advancing Academic Excellence


credits required for graduation – among the most rigorous requirements in the state.


industry certifications earned by students in the 2018-2019 school year.


million dollars received in competitive grant awards since January 2018.


district-level partnerships and 435+ direct to school partnerships.


St. Vrain provides a rigorous academic foundation designed to prepare students for career and postsecondary readiness. Additionally, we offer a robust portfolio of focus schools, giving families choice in selecting a program that best fits the needs and interests of their student. With over 70 programs to choose from, ranging from aerospace to visual and performing arts, students graduate prepared for success in the complex, globalized world.

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Safety & Well-Being

Students safety and well-being is paramount in St. Vrain, with over $45 million invested in safety and security upgrades over the past ten years. Additionally, St. Vrain prioritizes student well-being and mental health support, with a robust social emotional (SEL) curriculum at all schools, counseling staff at the elementary schools, and investments in additional counseling support at the middle and high school levels.

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Get Involved

St. Vrain has many opportunities for parents and caregivers to be involved in their student’s education. In addition to volunteer opportunities within the schools, St. Vrain Valley Schools runs a nationally recognized parent engagement committee called Leadership St. Vrain. The program is especially beneficial for those who want to obtain a foundation in district operations and governance and become more active participants in the district.

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Community Schools

St. Vrain supports working families by providing high-quality before- and after-school childcare programming. Available in all elementary school communities, the Community Schools program is committed to student academic growth and safety while providing a fun and engaging environment. Additionally, Community Schools offers extended day learning opportunities through various enrichment classes.

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Choosing a school for your student is an important personal step in charting their future path. St. Vrain Valley Schools promotes open enrollment so that families can select the program that best meets their students interests and needs. The open enrollment window begins in December with preschool and kindergarten enrollment beginning in January.

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Get Social

St. Vrain promotes communication and safe interaction on social media to promote parent, student, and community engagement with our schools and programs. To this end, we maintain a complete directory of official school and district social media accounts

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Featured Stories

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December 15, 2021

Public Education, Our Greatest Investment

Public education is America’s most significant investment and – second only to parenting – is the greatest contributor to the future of our world. The quality of our schools impacts and strengthens our economy, public health and safety, national security, the quality of our service industry, residential and business property values, public health, our democracy, and so much more.
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December 15, 2021

“Education is Life Itself”

In March 2020, days before we were required to close our schools to in-person learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Vrain Valley Schools hosted a series of focus groups to engage our families, students, teachers, staff, and other community members in the question, ‘What is the purpose of public…
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December 15, 2021

A Strong Competitive Advantage

St. Vrain Valley Schools can proudly boast not one, but two 2020 Olympians in Stanford graduates Valarie Allman and Elise Cranny. These St. Vrain Valley Schools alumni and many more serve as inspiration for the current crop of superb students representing the district with academic and athletic excellence. Read the Full…
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December 15, 2021

Building Readers for Life

For young students, literacy is a vital foundation because it allows them to respond to what they are learning, supports their understanding to communicate, and helps them express and understand feelings. Literacy nurtures growth and contributes to students’ development, all while stimulating their imagination and expanding their understanding of the…
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December 15, 2021

Amplifying the Future

In a media landscape where video is consumed at greater and faster rates, students across the district are also gaining experience in front of and behind the camera. Schools in St. Vrain teach students in advanced thinking and to form ideas worth communicating.  Read the Full Story on the Magazine Website
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December 15, 2021

Engineering Healthier Communities

St. Vrain students use their passions for STEM to serve and make advancements in the health and sciences fields – now and in the future. Students are engaging with health industry professionals now to serve as thought partners to improve systems, conducting cutting-edge research, and preparing for careers helping their community.…
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May 26, 2021

We are Moving Forward

While this year presented many challenges due to the global pandemic, our community continued to move forward. Through our collective resilience, innovation, compassion, and ingenuity, together we have strengthened our public education system, and will continue to advance excellence for each and every student as we plan to return to…
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January 06, 2021

We are #greatFULL

Gratitude is scientifically proven to make you happier. The benefits of gratitude are amplified when you express your thankfulness to another person – not only do you feel good, but you spread joy to the person you thank. In St. Vrain Valley Schools, despite the challenges we have faced this…
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December 17, 2019

Future-Ready Graduates

What do you want to be when you grow up? For students in St. Vrain, they do not have to wait very long to start exploring career opportunities. As St. Vrain continues to blend the lines between high school and postsecondary life, students are able to explore career opportunities, earn credits and industry certifications, and receive college degrees – all while in high school.
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November 11, 2019

AP for all

Advanced Placement® (AP) classes provide outstanding opportunities for students to engage in rigorous, college-level coursework preparing them for postsecondary education, while simultaneously earning college credit when they score a 3 or higher on an AP exam. AP coursework enables students to save on tuition and graduate college in less than four years.
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October 20, 2019

An Entrepreneurial Mindset

Visualize an entrepreneur and what do you see? An individual in business attire? Someone speaking next to a slideshow presentation featuring line graphs and pie charts? What about a 20-year-old female who started a handcrafted electric guitar company right out of high school? Or a male high school senior who is in the thick of creating a prototype for a shoe designed to replenish electrolytes back into the body?
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October 15, 2019

Launching into the future

Project Launch is just one of many strategies across St. Vrain to raise student literacy achievement and provide a stronger academic foundation in the early grades. Results from the program indicate that the intervention had a significant, positive impact on student reading skills, reflecting the power of bringing together best practices and research-based approaches to improving student learning and achievement.
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December 31, 2021

Very important COVID-19 update

St. Vrain Valley Schools Community: Thank you for your continued partnership and support as we prepare for a strong start to our spring semester. Throughout winter break, we have been closely following COVID-19 data and updated public health guidance. After several meetings this week with Boulder County Public Health, they…
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Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we are taking public education by #StVrainStorm – our shared passion and commitment to advancing academic excellence and student success.