Jeffco Schools continues its Traditions of Excellence

Jeffco taxpayers should be pleased to learn they are getting a great ROI (Return on Investment).   The Jeffco graduating class of 2013 earned $57 million in college scholarships.

Additionally, 4 Jeffco graduates were awarded the prestigious Boettcher Scholarship

www.boettcherfoundation.org    

Congratulations to

  • Maren Blair of Arvada High School
  • Noha Kikhia of Green Mountain High School
  • Corey Baron of Lakewood High School
  • Liam McGrail of Wheat Ridge High School

 

Jeffco Schools teacher wins prestigious Milken Educator Award

Bear Creek High School social studies teacher Jose Martinez was presented with a $25,000 check from the Milken Family Foundation

 

32 Jeffco Schools receive John Irwin Schools of Excellence Award

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeawards/johnirwin.htm

BERGEN VALLEY INTERMEDIATE

BRADFORD INTERMEDIATE

BRADFORD PRIMARY 

CONIFER SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

DEER CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL

DENNISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

D’EVELYN JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

DEVINNY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ELK CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL

EVERGREEN MIDDLE SCHOOL

JEFFERSON CHARTER ACADEMY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

KYFFIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

MANNING OPTIONS SCHOOL

MAPLE GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

MARSHDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

MEIKLEJOHN ELEMENTARY

MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

NORMANDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PARMALEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

RALSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

RALSTON VALLEY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RED ROCKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ROCKY MOUNTAIN ACADEMY OF EVERGREEN

SHAFFER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

SIERRA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

UTE MEADOWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

WEST JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

WEST JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL

WEST WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

WILMOT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeawards/johnirwin.htm#sthash.wkY7EGhe.dpuf

 

20 Jeffco Schools receive Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeawards/govdistinguishedimprov.htm

 

Jeffco Schools Quarterly, August 2013, Vol. 6 No. 2

Jeffco Schools class of 2010 has the third-highest graduation rate of the 50 largest school districts in the country.  It’s the third consecutive year that Jeffco’s graduation rate has been in the top five of the Diplomas Count report, created by Education Week.

The national education publication recalculates the graduation rates of the 50 largest school districts in the nation to compare progress. They also predict district graduation rates according to the demographics of a student population.

Jeffco Schools’ graduation rate is calculated at 83 percent, just two percentage points behind Fairfax County which holds the top spot on the list at 85 percent.

Jeffco beats the demographic projections by 12 percent.

 

Jeffco Schools ranked in U.S. News 2013 Best High Schools

There are 83 Colorado schools ranked in 2013 among the U.S. News Best High Schools, including 15 gold medal schools, 24 silver medal schools and 44 bronze medal schools.

 

Six Jeffco schools received gold, silver, or bronze medals in US News best high schools rankings:

D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School

Conifer Senior High School

Evergreen High School

Lakewood High School

Ralston Valley High School

Wheat Ridge High School

 

For more information on how these schools are ranked go to http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/colorado/districts/jefferson-county-school-district-r-1