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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 director of official school and district social media accounts
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June 24, 2021
St. Vrain Valley Schools has received many questions regarding the national conversation around Critical Race Theory. The St. Vrain Valley School District adheres to Colorado State Academic Standards. These Standards do not include the topics of Critical Race Theory, and the district curriculum does not include Critical Race Theory. Additionally, our…
June 23, 2021
Crayons to Calculators continues to distribute thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies to students across the St. Vrain Valley. With the ongoing partnership between the St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation and Impact on Education, the program will once again ease the financial burden on families in both districts…
June 01, 2021
In partnership with UCHealth and its Healthy Hearts Initiative, St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Future-Ready Mobile Lab will be onsite at Longs Peak Hospital on July 24 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. to explore careers in medicine and healthcare. This event is open to the public and will offer individuals interested…
May 26, 2021
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…
May 25, 2021
It has been another extraordinary year in St. Vrain Valley Schools. One filled with many challenges due to the global coronavirus pandemic, but more importantly, it has been a year full of great resilience, outstanding student engagement, robust creativity, and compassionate community support.
May 20, 2021
St. Vrain reaffirms our unwavering commitment to the human rights, respect, and safety of each and every person
Yesterday, it was brought to my attention that a disturbing and disgusting social media post depicting the re-enactment of the murder of George Floyd was made by a group of students from Mead High School. We in the St. Vrain Valley Schools strongly condemn, and have no tolerance for, racism in any form and will be addressing this extremely serious matter immediately and accordingly. Our district reaffirms its commitment to diversity and equality in our schools and in our operations.
April 13, 2021
St. Vrain Valley Schools has adapted the annual student art show to a virtual format for the 2021 showcase, allowing parents, school staff, and community members to celebrate our students’ art alongside them. “We are so excited to showcase the work of our amazing student artists,” said St. Vrain’s fine…
March 16, 2021
The StVrainnovation Mobile Lab is out again visiting St. Vrain’s elementary schools, and facilitating opportunities for students to engage in design-thinking challenges, explore robotics, and visit engineering stations.
March 15, 2021
St. Vrain Valley Schools will offer robust summer programming options for students from preschool to high school
St. Vrain Valley Schools is excited to offer a menu of in-person and online summer opportunities for students ages 3-17. Programs are designed to advance students’ academic and social engagement in safe and welcoming environments, supporting them to realize their highest potential. Visit the summer program webpage to learn more…
January 26, 2021
Third, fourth, and fifth grade students across St. Vrain Valley Schools are participating in the district’s second round of VEX Robotics Online Academy, a seven week virtual after-school STEM learning club. At no cost to families, students gain skills in computer science and learn to program a virtual robot using…
January 20, 2021
Whether students have been engaged through online, hybrid, or in-person learning, St. Vrain’s Community Schools program continues their commitment to support students and their families during these challenging times. Because of this deep seeded commitment, programs have remained open throughout this school year. On August 18, 2020, Community Schools reopened…
January 06, 2021
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…
December 16, 2020
St. Vrain is constructing a new elementary school to ensure continued high-quality learning environments that can accommodate the large growth in our region. In the Fall of 2021, we will be opening Elementary 28 in the Erie Highlands Subdivision neighborhood.
December 11, 2020
St. Vrain Valley Schools has been a supporter of CSED Week since its launch in 2009. The annual week-long campaign is a call to action to inspire K-12 students to learn computer science, advocate for equity in computer science education, and celebrate the contributions of students, teachers, and partners to the field.
September 17, 2020
St. Vrain Valley Schools has been awarded a $930,889, four-year grant through the Colorado Department of Education’s School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP). The grant supports successful transitions for St. Vrain students — from elementary to middle school, middle to high school, and high school to postsecondary education and the workforce — with a focus on attendance and graduation.
September 09, 2020
Just three months after finishing high school, some recent graduates are back in St. Vrain classrooms. Eight members of the inaugural class of the Pathways to Teaching (P-TEACH) program are working as apprentice teachers at Mountain View Elementary and Timberline PK-8. Apprentices are paraprofessional educators, who, under the direction of a classroom teacher, work to support student learning through a wide range of planning, instruction, and clerical duties.
January 15, 2020
Schools today must be ready to meet the pace of industry to prepare students for jobs that do not even exist. We no longer ask students what they want to be when they grow up, but what problem they want to solve in the world.
December 17, 2019
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.
November 11, 2019
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.
October 20, 2019
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?
October 15, 2019
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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June 07, 2021
Starting this summer, St. Vrain Valley Schools will have a new site, ClassLink, to access district resources for students and staff. ClassLink will replace Ceran and will also provide single sign-on to many resources and a user customizable interface. classlink.svvsd.org Learn more about ClassLink here. Please note, not all district apps will be available in ClassLink until this…
May 23, 2021
Jose Quiroz Yanez dreamed of college while living in Guanajuato, Mexico, but never considered it more than a dream because of his family’s financial struggles. After moving to Longmont with his mom and two younger siblings when he was 9, he began to believe the opportunities here would give him…
May 19, 2021
Erie High School’s Academy of Engineering and Aerospace students have once again pursued an ambitious capstone project, building and launching rockets to participate in the Great American Rocketry Challenge.