Student Achievement

CMAS Exam Results

Jeffco Schools CMAS scores outpace state average in 2018

October 1, 2018

Jeffco Schools‘ Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) achievement results remained ahead of the state average for the 2017-2018 school year. The district’s performance reflected trends seen across the state, though Jeffco Schools students continue to score above the state average at every grade level. Colorado’s third through eighth graders have been taking the CMAS […]

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Brady Bridge

Brady Bridge program prevents nearly 200 student dropouts in 2017-18

July 23, 2018

Nearly 200 fewer Jeffco students dropped out of school this year thanks to the support of a Jeffco Schools program known as Brady Bridge.  Brady Bridge, a specialized program through Brady High School in Lakewood, seeks out students who have dropped out of high school and provides the bridge program as a way to get […]

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school start times

Jeffco considers changing school start times

July 9, 2018

Should Jeffco middle and high schools have later start times? That’s the question that the School Start Times Task Force hopes to answer as they explore this complex and multifaceted problem. The School Start Time Task Force held their first meeting May 21 to make recommendations about changing school start times across the district. Superintendent Jason […]

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Community Engagement Task Force

Community Engagement Task Force seeks to strengthen connections

June 16, 2018

“How can we strengthen connections across Jeffco?,” Jeffco Schools Superintendent Jason Glass asked the Community Engagement Task Force. The task force held their first meeting June 12 to discuss how Jeffco Schools can improve community interactions. In his opening remarks, Glass emphasized the importance of reaching the larger Jeffco community beyond staff and families with children […]

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TLCC survey

Colorado 2018 TLCC survey results released

June 4, 2018

The Colorado Department of Education released results from the 2018 Teaching and Learning Conditions in Colorado (TLCC) survey last month. The TLCC survey asks Colorado preschool through high school teachers and administrators to rate their school’s teaching and learning conditions. The TLCC survey, formerly known as TELL Colorado, is a confidential biennial survey required by House Bill 08-1384 to […]

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1:1 technology

1:1 technology to expand as part of Jeffco Schools new strategic plan

May 29, 2018

Jeffco Schools plans to expand the use of technology throughout the district as part of the new strategic plan, and 1:1 technology plays a crucial role. Jeffco plans to provide 1:1 devices such as Chromebooks, iPads, or other laptop computers for instruction and coursework in all schools by 2022, as part of the recently-approved Jeffco […]

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middle school

Educational benefits of 6-8 middle school include accelerated math, electives

May 14, 2018

Approximately 75 percent of sixth-grade students attend middle school nationwide, according to Jeffco Schools Superintendent Jason Glass. Starting this fall, most Jeffco middle school students will attend a 6-8 middle school here, as well. Many of Jeffco’s neighboring school districts also use a 6-8 model, including Cherry Creek, Denver, Douglas County, and Boulder.  Jeffco’s Bell Middle School, […]

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innovation

Jeffco Schools Innovation Fund winners seek to improve student experience

May 1, 2018

Increased STEM and STEAM programming, more opportunities to learn about careers, expanded access to health services and mental health supports, and improved safety and security are just a few of the innovations Jeffco Schools began implementing this spring thanks to a new $1 million Jeffco Innovation Acceleration Fund. Jeffco Schools employees submitted 104 applications to […]

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