SVVSD outpacing state peers in career-focused P-TECH program

St.Vrain Valley School District, with 284 students enrolled over the past five years and an additional 35 starting this fall, has the highest enrollment in Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs in Colorado. The P-TECH program allows students to simultaneously earn a two-year postsecondary degree in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, field
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High-tech learning: Skyline High honored for bringing more young women to the table

Skyline High School was recognized this month by the College Board with the 2020 AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award.  The award recognizes schools that are closing the gender gap and expanding young women’s access to computer science coursework, according to the website. Skyline was honored for having half or more of its female students taking the Advanced Placement
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SVVSD, NextLight net $1.3M grant to expand internet service for low-income students

St. Vrain Valley School District in partnership with Longmont’s NextLight internet service were awarded a $1.3 million grant to expand quality internet access for low-income students.  The public-private partnership will use the grant from the Colorado Department of Education to improve access to free Internet for students and educators across the school district who might
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‘Still alive and thriving’: how SVVSD drama programs have endured the COVID storm

Despite social distancing and COVID-related regulations, drama program students and teachers in St. Vrain Valley School District continue to work closely together. When COVID first hit in March, in-person instruction moved online, impacting students across the board. For those involved in the arts, hybrid and online learning has taken an added toll as they took a
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Cybersecurity might not be fun and games, but it makes for exciting competition for St. Vrain students

Cybersecurity might sound like the realm of corporate, government and military officials, but St. Vrain Valley School District is proving it is the domain of students, too.  Student interest has led to nine St. Vrain teams competing in this year’s CyberPatriot competition, with two ranking in the top 20% in the third round on Jan.
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New Laws Related to Healthy Families and Workplaces Act and Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

Please see the following information detailing SVVSD’s revised practices as a result of new laws, effective January 1, 2021, with regard to sick leave, public health emergency leave, and how SVVSD advertises promotional opportunities.  Human Resources is providing information in this link and will update as new information becomes available.  Human Resources is available to
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Superintendent’s Update

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,Public education is the cornerstone of our democracy. The impact of our schools and their role in shaping the future success of our society extends far beyond the smart boards, desks and walls of our classrooms. From economic development, to national security, to home and commercial property values, to business and
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St. Vrain Valley Schools – Home to Regional, State and National Champions

Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we have seen record number of state championships, national award winners, all-state finalists and so much more. Students across St. Vrain are demonstrating excellence in leadership, advancing their academic skills, and showcasing the world-class sportsmanship that is systemic across our schools. These important activities not only foster engaged school communities,
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Students Exchange Knowledge and Culture

Students around the world are taking pieces of Colorado home with them and leaving a bit of their own culture behind in high schools throughout St. Vrain Valley Schools. During the past five years, about 180 students from across the globe have participated in the foreign exchange student program that brings international students to district
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St. Vrain Schools Honored with State Awards

This year six schools within St. Vrain received awards by the state for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 school year. These awards recognize the work ethic of our students, strength of academic commitment from parents, impact of high-quality teachers and districtwide support that schools receive. The Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award is given to schools
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