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St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. This is a result of strong leadership and a commitment to strengthening infrastructure, technology, high-quality instruction and overall student achievement.
 
This success is also built upon interconnected partnerships with our teachers, staff, students, families, business and corporate partners, elected officials, and other members of the community. As St.

Tuition-Free Full-Day Kindergarten

Dear St. Vrain Valley Families,
 
We are excited to welcome your kindergarten student next year and continue our partnership to ensure your child’s success. Recently, you may have read information in the news about the passage of additional state funding for full-day kindergarten, and we wanted to share some information regarding the positive impact this will have on St.

St. Vrain Valley School District Principal Named Colorado's 2019 Elementary School Principal of the Year

Northridge Elementary School principal Lorynda Sampson was named the 2019 Elementary School Principal of the Year for Colorado by the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) and the Colorado Association of Elementary School Principals.

Sampson was chosen through a selective and competitive nomination process because of her hard work bringing Northridge Elementary from a Priority Improvement school several years on the clock, to a Performance status school, thanks to an ability to foster reflection and collaboration in her building.

Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Public Review

Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Public Review
 
The elementary social studies curriculum adoption committee is reviewing three programs after starting the process with six programs.  The three programs are from Nystrom, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Superintendent Update - The Future of America

Across the district, we have been championing a new motivational motto that is uniting our shared vision for excellence in learning and student advancement: We are taking public education by #StVrainStorm! Every day, I observe countless examples of students, teachers, staff, and community partners exemplifying the highest levels of achievement and drive that represent the very best of our public schools. Our graduation rates are at their highest level – over 90 percent at our traditional schools – and St. Vrain was also one of only four districts in Colorado and 373 nationally to be recognized by College Board’s Annual AP District Honor Roll. Enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) courses has increased by 50 percent since 2014 with over 3,000 students enrolled in at least one AP class.

Superintendent Update - Outstanding Achievements

It has already been an outstanding year of growth and success across St. Vrain Valley Schools. Day after day, we hear of numerous student achievements, teacher accolades, industry partnerships, grant awards, and so many more recognitions that are building significant momentum behind our world-class education system. This year, St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to see significant advancements in academic achievement. Specifically: four-year graduation rates have continued to increase with among the highest requirements in the state; test scores, achievement, and participation with the SAT, ACT, CMAS, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate continues to rise; numerous students are earning many highly-competitive and prestigious scholarships, all of which has garnered statewide and national acclaim for St. Vrain Valley Schools and our entire community.

Northridge Elementary wins Colorado Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education

Originally posted in the Longmont Times-Call >>

Northridge Elementary School's plans for an outdoor classroom for students and the community just got a $15,000 boost.

The Longmont school recently won the $15,000 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education, with the school planning to use the money to design and build an outdoor space.

Northridge Elementary wins $15,000 Succeeds Prize

Northridge Elementary School's plans for an outdoor classroom for students and the community just got a $15,000 boost. The Longmont school recently won the $15,000 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education, with the school planning to use the money to design and build an outdoor space. The $15,000 prize, presented by Ball Corporation, was awarded to Northridge as an "outstanding example of science, technology, engineering and math education."

Superintendent Update - Advancing the Future

It has been an outstanding start to the 2018-2019 academic year and I want to express my deep appreciation to our community for your continued partnership and support in advancing student achievement. In Colorado and across the United States, St. Vrain Valley Schools is leading the conversation on how to build a highly-successful public education system that is not only giving our students a strong competitive advantage for their future success, but also having a significant impact on the economic growth and overall health of our community.

Northridge Elementary Wins Prestigious Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education

After a year of applications, interviews and anticipation, teachers and leaders supporting student engagement and growth at Northridge Elementary School walked across a stage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Tuesday to receive a prestigious Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education. As over 1,400 applauded their achievements, the focus was still on the strength and achievement of ALL students.

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