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Academy School District 20

Defining Excellence

Academy District 20, founded in 1957, is the largest school district in the Pikes Peak Region. With 40 schools, the district serves approximately 26,000 students.

School Choice

We participate in School Choice.  Whether you're living in or out of district boundaries, you may select the best school option for your child. School Choice is offered based on space availability at each school.

High Achieving

We have earned numerous awards and recognitions and have been Accredited with Distinction by the Colorado Department of Education since 2009.

Growth

A growing district, we’ve added approximately 7,000 students since 2003 and anticipate adding 5,000 by 2028.

To support growth we passed a $230 million bond measure in 2016. The bond funding is providing improvements to all our schools. This funding has allowed us to build Legacy Peak Elementary School, Chinook Trail Middle School, a permanent home for School in the Woods, the Center for Modern Learning, and a new elementary school, Encompass Heights.

Our Schools and Programs

Encompassing 130 square miles, the district is home to:

The district also houses a preschool program, a summer enrichment program and supports two Charter Schools: The Classical Academy and New Summit Charter Academy.

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Cheyenne Mountian School District 12

The Cheyenne Mountain School District is located in the southwest corner of beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. The District has a total enrollment of approximately 5,100 students in preschool through twelfth grade. There are a total of five elementary schools offering grades K-6, and one preschool. The District has one junior high school for grades 7-8, a high school for grades 9-12, and a charter school serving grades K-12.

Being at the top of all schools in Colorado and the Nation in academic achievement is the result of students who come to school ready to learn, strong parent and community participation and support, and outstanding teachers, administrators, and a board of education who are committed to providing an environment conducive to all aspects of learning. Over 85% of our graduates go on to college, many in the most prestigious colleges and universities in the nation.

Current Accreditation Ranking:
"Accredited with Distinction"
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Scholastic Excellence

Cheyenne Mountain School District is "Accredited with Distinction," the highest accreditation ranking possible, by the Colorado Department of Education. Among school districts with more than 2,000 students, CMSD is the highest ranked school district in Colorado.

On average, nearly 90% of Cheyenne Mountain School District graduates attend colleges and universities. Cheyenne Mountain High School is also consistently among the top 1% Colorado high schools in preparing college freshman for success as reported by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

100% of English Language Learning (limited English proficiency) students met their annual measurable academic outcomes as measured by the Colorado Department of Education.

Cheyenne Mountain School District boasts two National Blue Ribbon School Award winners for high performing schools (Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School and Cheyenne Mountain High School).

40% of high school students in the Cheyenne Mountain School District take Advanced Placement® courses, and achieve a pass rate nearly 30% higher than the national average.

The READ Act

The Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (the READ Act), passed by the Colorado Legislature in 2012, focuses on early literacy development for all students and especially for students at risk for not achieving third grade reading proficiency.

The READ Act focuses on kindergarten through third grade (K-3) literacy development, literacy assessment and individual READ plans for students identified with a significant reading deficiency.

Information on the READ Act from the Colorado Department of Education

Falcon School District 49

ABOUT DISTRICT 49

  • Our vision is to be the best choice in public education. We envision a future when every time a student, parent, or educator chooses a school district, we are the best choice they can make. We have a mission to Learn, Work, and Lead. Our commitment is to be the best place to learn, to work, and to lead. Every day, we create environments so that everyone associated with the district is always learning, working, and leading us to be the best.
     

    District 49 spans 133 square miles of urban and rural areas in Colorado, covering northeast Colorado Springs and the Falcon area of El Paso County. The district's central office is located at 10850 E. Woodmen Road in Peyton, Colo. As the fastest growing school district in the Pikes Peak region, it's currently serving more than 21,000 students within its portfolio of schools. The district offers school of choice options.

    District 49 is led by three chief officers rather than a single superintendent. The chief education officer, chief business officer and chief operations officer work collaboratively together, and directly with, department directors who are staffed with activity coordinators and specialists.

SWAAAC
District 49 supports learning through assistive technology. The district's Statewide Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Communication interdisciplinary team is comprised of a speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist and assistive technology technician. The team provides consultative services for students with communication difficulties, which include:

    • Evaluations by a multi-disciplinary assistive technology team to determine if low tech, light tech or high tech assistive technology will benefit a student with their communication needs;Training students, staff and families in the use and implementation of recommended assistive technology;
    • Following up on the progress and future needs of the students;
    • Providing resources to the staff; and
    • Maintaining a districtwide inventory of assistive technology equipment.
    • The SWAAAC team does not provide ongoing direct services.
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Colorado Springs School District 11
Our Mission
MISSION: We dare to empower the whole student to profoundly impact our world.
VISION: We are a dynamic, collaborative community of energized educators, engaged students and supportive partners with a passion for continuous learning.
Colorado Springs School District 11 has enjoyed a distinguished legacy of providing excellent education to the greatest number of students in our region. Today, we have 55 schools and alternative education opportunities to provide each student with a unique and
exceptional educational experience. We are a caring school district that is dedicated to providing programs that meet your child’s needs, and your expectations as a parent.

Each District 11 school is focused on continuous improvement of student achievement, providing a safe learning environment for students and staff, making the most effective and efficient use of resources, working collaboratively with parents, and offering the best quality education in the state of Colorado to the 21st century student.
We invite parents and community members to take an active role in the continuous improvement of School District 11. The K-12 executive directors work together to support D11 schools and oversee the principals. Please visit the K-12 Schools page for more information.
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Harrison School District 2
  • Harrison School District Two (HSD2) has been committed to its students' success since its establishment over a century ago. We pride ourselves in being the second oldest district in El Paso County.

    The mission of HSD2 is to graduate college- and career-ready students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors to personally succeed and contribute to the common good.

    We will be successful as a district by ensuring the core beliefs are at the center of everything we do with our students and community. These beliefs include:

    • All students are capable of excellence
    • Our purpose is to maximize student success
    • The well-being of our students, staff, families, and community is worthy of our investment

    We Are Harrison!

    • District 2 has many options to fit your child's learning style. You will be joining an education family that believes your child can and will succeed. We honor an open enrollment policy where students can enroll in one of our twelve elementary schools, two K-8 schools, a brand new K-8 online school, three middle schools, two high schools, one career readiness academy, International Baccalaureate programs, a home school program, or three charter school systems.

      We also offer free full-day kindergarten, free preschool education to those who qualify, and free transportation and extracurricular activities. Each student is provided with a laptop and internet assistance when needed. Our students thrive with gifted education programs at each campus, special education programs at each campus, and award-winning culturally- and linguistically diverse education. Advanced Placement (AP) and Concurrent Enrollment programs are offered to our high school students at no cost, while our Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program is available beginning in middle school. We now offer a complete IB program from the early years through the Diploma program. 

      Another reason to choose us is this unprecedented opportunity for students attending one of our District 2 high schools. In partnership with Pikes Peak Community College, the Dakota Foundation, and the Legacy Institute, the Dakota Promise Program, which began in fall 2020 - provides free college tuition and academic support coaches to every qualifying high school graduate in our school district. To be eligible for the program, students must complete high school with a 2.5 or better GPA for their combined junior and senior years, enroll at PPCC within 12 months of graduation, enroll and complete a minimum of 24 credit hours per academic year and apply for financial aid.
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Widefield School District 3

ABOUT

TO LEARN, GROW, ACHIEVE: EVERY CHILD, EVERY CLASSROOM, EVERY DAY

Widefield School District 3 (WSD3) is a vibrant community tucked away in the southeast side of Colorado Springs. Our climate and culture gives a comforting small-town feel in a big city environment. Widefield is a place you come to learn, live, and play!

Security/Widefield is the largest unincorporated area in Colorado. District 3 takes on many of the functions which are normally performed by municipal governments. The district is governed by a five-member Board of Education, members of which are elected on an at-large basis for four-year terms.

WSD3 manages Widefield Parks and Recreation, formerly known as the Widefield Community Center. Last year, Widefield Parks and Recreation provided numerous community education and recreation activities for more than 56,000 people. The district also oversees the Security Public Library and has built trails and parks in our area for the citizens of our school district.

ROBOTICS & CODING

ROBOTICS

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics

What is FIRST?
FIRST stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. FIRST’s mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting Mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, and foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. Visit the FIRST website for more information.

FIRST host 4 levels of STEM inspired groups: FIRST LEGO League, Jr. (FLL, Jr.), FIRST LEGO League (FLL), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). Widefield School District host a FLL Jr. and an FLL competition for the elementary schools within the district. Each elementary school has at least one team that competes in these programs. Widefield School District also host the FTC competition for the junior high and high school level teams. 

Each year, FIRST promotes a theme that will guide the students through problem solving a real world problem. To learn about the theme, check out the FIRST website

To run these programs, it requires a lot of help! If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out to Kelley Stone at stonek@wsd3.org or 719-391-3040. 
 

CODING

Coding

Coding in Action is a Widefield School District 3 club based program and competition. Currently, Coding in Action serves grades 3-5. Students collaborate together in this club to learn programming languages, such as Blockly language, C++, and Python, and apply them at the competition. In coding club, students experience computer programming and physical computing using programs such as Code.org, Scratch.mit.edu, drones, Spheros, and Arduino boards. You can learn more about the Coding in Action competition by visiting the Coding in Action website.

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Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8

Why do we educate in Fountain–Fort Carson School District 8?

    • Create safe and supportive learning environments
    • Implement rigorous curriculum and instruction
    • Honor diversity in the learning environment
    • Enrich learning through strategic use of technology
    • Enhance teacher effectiveness

    POSTSECONDARY AND WORKFORCE READINESS

    • Develop skills for the whole child
    • Ensure multiple curriculum pathways
    • Explore internships and service learning opportunities
    • Expect high attendance rates of students and staff

     COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    • Serve others through collaboration and partnerships
    • Ensure transparency
    • Maintain fiscal accountability
    • Advocate at the local, state, and national levels
    • Develop effective communication systems

      OUR VISION is to empower every student to thrive as a responsible, productive, and engaged citizen by inspiring life-long learning and civic engagement, by challenging and supporting every student to achieve his/her fullest potential, and by embracing the diversity of both the local and global community.

      OUR VALUES serve as the basis for the Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Strategic Plan and integrate into each of the priorities to chart the focus and vision for the future of the District.

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Lewis-Palmer School District 38

Lewis-Palmer School District 38 is located in El Paso County, Colorado, and serves approximately 6,500 students in the Palmer Lake, Monument, Woodmoor, and the northern Black Forest areas. D38 has five elementary schools (PreK to grade six), one middle school (grades seven to eight), and two high schools (grades nine to 12). D38 also has a charter school that serves pK-10th grade students. All D38 schools offer a premier education that supports innovative and relevant programming for students at all grade levels. LPSD students remain among the best prepared for future global success because D38 believes in fostering local, national, and global stewardship to create strong citizens who will secure a better world. This is WHY we educate. 

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Manitou Springs School District 14
Manitou Springs School District 14 serves approximately 1500 students from pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 who reside in the communities of Manitou Springs, Cascade, Green Mountain Falls, Chipita Park, Crystal Park, and Cedar Heights. In addition, some 600 students “choice” into our district from other towns in El Paso and Teller Counties. 
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ELLICOTT School District 22

VISION

Success for all students

MISSION STATEMENT

Inspiring everyone to think, to learn, to achieve, and to care in a safe environment

ELLICOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT 22 CORE VALUES

WE VALUE:

  • Providing a safe and caring environment for learning
  • High expectations for the growth and academic achievement of each student
  • Developing meaningful relationships with students, families, and the community through respect and understanding
  • Respectful communication at all levels of the educational organization
  • Engaging students, parents, and the community as partners in education through involvement and empowerment
  • Attracting and retaining high quality personnel who are knowledgeable, care deeply about our students, and understand and embrace the diversity of our community
  • An accountable and accessible staff
  • A guaranteed, verifiable, standards-based curriculum that leads to success

District Informational Summary

The Ellicott School District 22 is a rural school district in El Paso County, Colorado. The District owns 80 acres of land, 3 school buildings, and 8 support buildings totaling 219 thousand square feet of building space with a current replacement value of over $42.5 million. The district services 229 square miles of central and eastern El Paso County.

The District provides services for over 1000 students this year and employs over 150 teachers, education support professionals, and administrators. The diversity in the district represents a population with over 68% eligible for the free and reduced lunch program. Ellicott serves the district patrons including students residing at Schriever Air Force Base.

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