Jesse the Fiddler A Jeffco second grader wows all who hear him play the fiddle.
Building Bright Futures Podcast: Ep. 14 Jeffco Superintendent Dan McMinimee looks at a new effort to get parents more involved with their children's education.
Metal Man A Jeffco student is forging a path as a professional metalworker thanks in part to the district's ASCENT program.
The Relaxation Station A pilot program at one Jeffco elementary school is using yoga to help students with autism.
Pack the House A Jeffco high school makes inclusiveness a centerpiece of its wrestling team.
2016 Facilities Master Plan Update & Community Meetings
At the April 21 board meeting, the Jeffco Public Schools facilities and operations staff presented a draft 2016 Facilities Master Plan to the Board of Education. As the plan involves numerous changes – all with the goal of providing the best learning environment for our students and the best teaching environment for our staff – we are inviting community members to join Board of Education members at the following community meetings to share their thoughts and concerns:
• April 23, 9-11 a.m. at Dakota Ridge High School
• April 27, 6-8 p.m. at North Arvada Middle School
• May 4, 8-10 a.m., Conifer High School
• May 4, 5-7 p.m. at Green Mountain High School
• May 31, 6-8 p.m. at Ralston Valley High School
• June 1, 6-8 p.m. at Pomona High School
• June 4, 8-10 a.m. at Stevens Elementary
• June 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Arvada West High School
• June 6, 6-8 p.m. at Golden High School
• June 8, 8-10 a.m. at Bear Creek High School
• June 8, 6-8 p.m. at Wheat Ridge High School
• June 9, 6-8 p.m. at Stein at O'Connell
After these public meetings conclude, the Board will discuss the plan again and make revisions, as appropriate. If the plan is accepted, changes will likely phase-in over a six year period starting in the fall of 2017 (dependent on funding). » Learn more about the Facilities Master Plan
Testing Information and Updates
CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success) is the state’s annual check-up to help you and your student understand how on-track they are for graduation and how ready they are for college or a future career. » Learn more
Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) is the newest district assessment to measure student learning in reading and mathematics. For more information about the district's new MAP assessment, please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
Building Bright Futures podcast is now available on iTunes!
The new podcast series "Building Bright Futures With Superintendent Dan McMinimee" can now be found on iTunes. Users can search iTunes with "Building Bright Futures" as keywords.
The Building Bright Futures Podcast series is produced with the assistance of students enrolled in the Digital Audio program at Warren Tech North. You can also find it on Jeffco's official YouTube Channel, JPS-TV, and via the Jeffco Public Schools App.
Jefferson & Alameda Area Implementation
Student Based Budgeting
Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, Jeffco Public Schools will use Student Based Budgeting (SBB) district wide. » Read more
Graduation Requirement Forums
Our Jeffco 2020 vision invites us to rethink what competencies ensure our students are successful upon graduation from high school. For this reason, we are in the process of reviewing and revising our graduation requirements. Join us at one of four forums to review a draft of requirements and provide your thoughts and feedback. » More information
Online Budget Tool Results
As part of the community engagement process for development of the 2016-17 budget, the community weighed in on budget priorities by participating in an online budget tool exercise. The results are in and have been communicated to the Board of Education to help inform them, along with input from other stakeholders, as they provide direction for development of the 2016-17 budget. » View the results and read more about the Budget Development process
Annual Report Now Available
Jeffco Public Schools is pleased to announce the availability of our 2014-15 Annual Report to the Community. The Report is posted on the district website here.
A Commitment to School Safety
With school safety forefront in the news, Superintendent Dan McMinimee shared his thoughts on school safety, the importance of social and emotional health for students, and the work Jeffco Public Schools is doing to keep our students and staff safe. Read the Superintendent’s letter here. Learn more about Jeffco Public Schools Security and Emergency Management here.
Jeffco Schools now has a mobile app!
It all the info you need for you and your family in one convenient, easily accessible place, and it's FREE. » Read more
JPS-TV Five Minute Film Festival
Take a break and enjoy this JPS-TV five minute film festival featuring stories about some of our amazing Jeffco students and programs. No ticket required! And if you haven't already, please subscribe to our official YouTube Channel so you'll never miss any great Jeffco Schools content.