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2012 Colorado Governor's Distinguished Improvement Awards

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.

The 2012 recipients are:

  • Academy 20 Academy International Elementary School
  • Academy 20 Aspen Valley High School
  • Academy 20 Chinook Trail Elementary School
  • Academy 20 Foothills Elementary School
  • Academy 20 Mountain View Elementary School
  • Academy 20 The Classical Academy High School
  • Academy 20 The Classical Academy Middle School
  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools Arapahoe Ridge Elementary School
  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools Hulstrom Options K-8 School
  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools Meridian Elementary School
  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools Tarver Elementary School
  • Adams-arapahoe 28J Aurora Quest K-8
  • Adams-arapahoe 28J Side Creek Elementary School
  • Adams-arapahoe 28J Yale Elementary School
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Bear Creek Elementary School
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Boulder Community School/integrated Studies
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Creekside Elementary School At Martin Park
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Douglass Elementary School
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Eldorado K-8 School
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 High Peaks Elementary School
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Horizons K-8 School
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Summit Middle Charter School
  • Boulder Valley Re 2 Superior Elementary School
  • Buena Vista R-31 Buena Vista High School
  • Charter School Institute Colorado Springs Charter Academy
  • Charter School Institute The Vanguard School (high)
  • Cherry Creek 5 Antelope Ridge Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Belleview Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Canyon Creek Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Challenge School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Cherry Creek Charter Academy
  • Cherry Creek 5 Cherry Hills Village Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Creekside Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Dry Creek Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 High Plains Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Homestead Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Indian Ridge Elementary School
  • Cherry Creek 5 Peakview Elementary School
  • Colorado Springs 11 Steele Elementary School
  • Del Norte C-7 Del Norte Middle School
  • Delta County 50(J) North Fork Montessori School
  • Delta County 50(J) Paonia Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Asbury Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Bradley Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Bromwell Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Carson Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Cory Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Dsst: Stapleton
  • Denver County 1 Hallett Fundamental Academy
  • Denver County 1 Lincoln Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Montclair Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Palmer Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Polaris At Ebert Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 Slavens K-8 School
  • Denver County 1 Steck Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 University Park Elementary School
  • Denver County 1 William (bill) Roberts K-8 School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Academy Charter School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Acres Green Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 American Academy
  • Douglas County Re 1 Bear Canyon Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Copper Mesa Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Core Knowledge Charter School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Eagle Ridge Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Flagstone Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Fox Creek Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Northridge Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Redstone Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Saddle Ranch Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Soaring Hawk Elementary School
  • Douglas County Re 1 Stone Mountain Elementary
  • Douglas County Re 1 Summit View Elementary School

  • Douglas County Re 1 Timber Trail Elementary School
  • Eagle County Re 50 Eagle Valley Middle School
  • Eagle County Re 50 Edwards Elementary School
  • Eagle County Re 50 Gypsum Creek Middle School
  • East Grand 2 Fraser Valley Elementary School
  • Edison 54 JT Edison Junior-senior High School
  • Falcon 49 Banning Lewis Ranch Academy
  • Garfield Re-2 Elk Creek Elementary
  • Granada Re-1 Granada Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Bradford Intermediate School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Campbell Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Coal Creek Canyon K-8 Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Dennison Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Edgewater Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Elk Creek Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Fairmount Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Governor's Ranch Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Green Gables Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Meiklejohn Elementary
  • Jefferson County R-1 Parmalee Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Red Rocks Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Shelton Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Ute Meadows Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Vanderhoof Elementary School
  • Jefferson County R-1 Warder Elementary School
  • Julesburg Re-1 Julesburg High School
  • Kiowa C-2 Kiowa High School
  • Littleton 6 Runyon Elementary School
  • Mesa County Valley 51 Gateway School
  • Mesa County Valley 51 New Emerson School At Columbus
  • Mesa County Valley 51 Palisade High School
  • Mesa County Valley 51 Scenic Elementary School
  • Moffat 2 Moffat Middle School
  • Montezuma-cortez Re-1 Pleasant View Elementary School
  • North Park R-1 North Park Junior-senior High School
  • Ouray R-1 Ouray Elementary School
  • Ouray R-1 Ouray Middle School
  • Pawnee Re-12 Pawnee Junior-senior High School
  • Poudre R-1 Bennett Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Dunn Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Harris Bilingual Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Kruse Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Liberty Common Charter School
  • Poudre R-1 Livermore Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Mcgraw Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Riffenburgh Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Timnath Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Traut Core Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Werner Elementary School
  • Poudre R-1 Zach Elementary School
  • Pueblo City 60 Heritage Elementary School
  • Ridgway R-2 Ridgway High School
  • Roaring Fork Re-1 Basalt Elementary School
  • Roaring Fork Re-1 Basalt Middle School
  • Roaring Fork Re-1 Glenwood Springs High School
  • Salida R-32 Longfellow Elementary School
  • St Vrain Valley Re 1J Altona Middle School
  • St Vrain Valley Re 1J Erie Elementary School
  • St Vrain Valley Re 1J Lyons Elementary School
  • St Vrain Valley Re 1J Lyons Middle/senior High School
  • St Vrain Valley Re 1J Mead Middle School
  • St Vrain Valley Re 1J Niwot Elementary School
  • Steamboat Springs Re-2 North Routt Charter School
  • Steamboat Springs Re-2 Steamboat Springs Middle School
  • Summit Re-1 Breckenridge Elementary School
  • Summit Re-1 Dillon Valley Elementary School
  • Telluride R-1 Telluride Middle School
  • Thompson R2-J Coyote Ridge Elementary School
  • Thompson R2-J Ivy Stockwell Elementary School
  • West Grand 1-JT. West Grand High School
  • Wiggins Re-50(J) Wiggins Elementary School
  • Wray Re-2 Wray Elementary School


Contact Information:

Lynn Bamberry
Director, Competitive Grants and Awards
Bamberry_L@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6813

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