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, parents, business and corporate partners, and elected officials. As St.
The Colorado Department of Education has identified Wednesday, October 3 as the official statewide October Count Day for the 2018-2019 school year. To comply with this state mandate and ensure maximum attendance, St. Vrain Valley Schools will have a full day of school with a normal start time on Wednesday, October 3 in place of the previously scheduled late start day.
August is always an exciting time in St. Vrain Valley Schools, filled with anticipation of the start of another outstanding academic year. As I reflect on this past year, I am extremely proud of the immeasurable achievements of our students, teachers and staff. As we move forward together, we will continue to advance high-quality learning for all of our students.
This week, St. Vrain Valley Schools welcomed approximately 32,000 students and 5,000 teachers and staff to the 2018-2019 school year. The first day of school is always full of excitement and brings back many memories for students, families and teachers alike. Share your first day of school and #imhereSVVSD moments with our community @SVVSD.
Central will host the 2018-2019 Back to School Open House on Monday, August 13, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Students and families can see the classrooms and meet the teachers. Class rosters will be posted for grades 1-5 on Friday, August 10. A community gathering will be held with our PTO on the playground area after the open house. Bring the family and reacquaint with friends and neighbors!
All area box stores that carry school supplies have the new SVVSD school supply lists. Students will mostly have their supplies co-mingled in the classrooms, so there is no need to put the child's name on any items other than their backpack and school box. Crayons-To-Calculators free backpacks will be available after August 6. Those backpacks offer the majority of the school supplies, but not all. To see the 2018-2019 SVVSD School Supply lists, CLICK HERE
One of the most important institutions in our society is public education. Of the approximately 55 million K-12 aged children in the United States, it is estimated that 90 percent are enrolled in public schools. Second only to parenting, the longstanding institution of public education will have the greatest influence on America’s future.
In Colorado, we’ve experienced an ongoing discussion around the adequacy of resources for our public schools with mixed results.