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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. Click on the following dates to see award recipients from 2001, 2002, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. 

The 2014 recipients are:

District NameSchool Name
ACADEMY 20FOOTHILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ACADEMY 20FRONTIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ACADEMY 20MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ACADEMY 20THE CLASSICAL ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLSCOTTON CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLSMOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLSPRAIRIE HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ADAMS-ARAPAHOE 28JMONTVIEW MATH & HEALTH SCIENCES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2BEAR CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2BOULDER COMMUNITY SCHOOL/INTEGRATED STUDIES
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2CREEKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT MARTIN PARK
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2DOUGLASS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2HIGH PEAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2HORIZONS K-8 SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2SUPERIOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BUENA VISTA R-31BUENA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5BELLEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5COTTONWOOD CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5CREEKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5DRY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5GREENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5HIGH PLAINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5PEAKVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5PINE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5WILLOW CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN 12CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN 12THE VANGUARD SCHOOL (HIGH)
DELTA COUNTY 50(J)DELTA ACADEMY OF APPLIED LEARNING
DELTA COUNTY 50(J)NOTH FORK MONTESSORI @ CRAWFORD
DELTA COUNTY 50(J)PAONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1ASBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1BROMWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1CARSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1CORY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1DENISON MONTESSORI SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1DENVER LANGUAGE SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1DSST: GREEN VALLEY RANCH HIGH SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1DSST: STAPLETON HIGH SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1KIPP DENVER COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1MC KINLEY-THATCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1PARK HILL SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1POLARIS AT EBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1SLAVENS K-8 SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1STECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1STEELE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1UNIVERSITY PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1WILLIAM (BILL) ROBERTS K-8 SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1COPPER MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1COYOTE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1FLAGSTONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1LONE TREE ELEMENTARY
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1NORTHRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1PARKER CORE KNOWLEDGE CHARTER SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1REDSTONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1SADDLE RANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1SOARING HAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DURANGO 9-RFORT LEWIS MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EAGLE COUNTY RE 50EAGLE VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
EAST GRAND 2FRASER VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
HARRISON 2HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1BRADFORD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1COAL CREEK CANYON K-8 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1DENNISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1DEVINNY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1DUTCH CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1ELK CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1FAIRMOUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1GOVERNOR'S RANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1GREEN GABLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1HACKBERRY HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1MAPLE GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1MARSHDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1MEIKLEJOHN ELEMENTARY
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1MORTENSEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1PARMALEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1PECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1PROSPECT VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1SHELTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1STONY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1UTE MEADOWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1VANDERHOOF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1WARDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1WEST WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
KIOWA C-2KIOWA HIGH SCHOOL
LITTLETON 6FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
LITTLETON 6RUNYON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
LITTLETON 6SANDBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
MESA COUNTY VALLEY 51APPLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
MESA COUNTY VALLEY 51CHIPETA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
MESA COUNTY VALLEY 51PALISADE HIGH SCHOOL
MESA COUNTY VALLEY 51SCENIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
OURAY R-1OURAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
OURAY R-1OURAY MIDDLE SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1BETHKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1DUNN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1HARRIS BILINGUAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1KRUSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1LIBERTY COMMON CHARTER SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1O'DEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1SHEPARDSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1STOVE PRAIRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1TRAUT CORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1WERNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1ZACH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SALIDA R-32LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SCHOOL DISTRICT 27JTURNBERRY ELEMENTARY
SILVERTON 1SILVERTON HIGH SCHOOL
SILVERTON 1SILVERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JALTONA MIDDLE SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JASPEN RIDGE PREPATORY SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JEAGLE CREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JERIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JMEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JWESTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS RE-2STEAMBOAT SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS RE-2STRAWBERRY PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SUMMIT RE-1DILLON VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SUMMIT RE-1FRISCO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SUMMIT RE-1SUMMIT HIGH SCHOOL
THOMPSON R2-JBERTHOUD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
THOMPSON R2-JCOYOTE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
THOMPSON R2-JPONDEROSA ELEMENTARY
WESTMINSTER 50SUNSET RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

Contact Information:

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

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