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14 BVSD schools receive awards from the Colorado Department of Education

14 BVSD schools receive awards from the Colorado Department of Education
State also celebrates Bear Creek Elementary School’s National Blue Ribbon Award

DENVER - The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) recently celebrated the 2017 district and school performance results in an awards ceremony. During the event held on March 1 at the Denver Art Museum, Colorado Education Commissioner Dr. Katy Anthes honored 15 Boulder Valley School District schools in four award categories.

Teachers from Bear Creek Elementary in Boulder accept the 2017 Blue Ribbon School Award from the US Department of Education

2017 Blue Ribbon School
bear-creek-blue-ribbon.pngCDE recognized the five Colorado schools that earned the National Blue Ribbon Award, including Boulder’s Bear Creek Elementary.

The prestigious award, given annually by the U. S. Department of Education, honors great American schools that demonstrate that all students can achieve to high levels. More than 8,500 schools across the country have been presented with this coveted award, which affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content. Read More... 


Governor’s Distinguished Improvement
The Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional student growth. On the school performance framework that is used by the state to evaluate schools, these schools "exceed" expectations on the indicator related to longitudinal academic growth and "meet or exceed" expectations on the indicator related to academic growth gaps. Read More…

BVSD 2017 Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award Recipients

  • Birch Elementary School
  • Boulder Community School of Integrated Arts
  • Fireside Elementary School
  • High Peaks Elementary School at Aurora 7
  • Summit Charter Middle School
  • University Hill  Elementary School


High School Academic Growth Award
The High School Academic Growth Awards recognize high schools that demonstrate the highest levels of students’ academic growth in reading writing and math, within each classification used by the statewide association for high school activities for the sport of football. Read More...

BVSD 2017 High School Academic Growth Award Recipients
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John Irwin Schools of Excellence Award
The John Irwin awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time. These schools received an Exceeds Expectations rating on the Academic Achievement indicator of the School Performance Frameworks reflecting exceptional performance in Math, English Language Arts, and Science. Read More…

BVSD 2017 John Irwin Schools of Excellence Award Recipients

  • Bear Creek Elementary School
  • Boulder Community School of Integrated Arts
  • Boulder Universal
  • Douglass Elementary School
  • Eisenhower Elementary School
  • Fairview High School
  • Fireside Elementary School
  • High Peaks Elementary School at Aurora 7
  • Mesa  Elementary School
  • Southern Hills Middle School
  • Summit Charter Middle School
  • Superior  Elementary School

More information about the Colorado Department of Education’s awards program is available on their website at https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeawards