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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. 

The 2013 recipients are:

 

DistrictSchool
ACADEMY 20CHINOOK TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ACADEMY 20FOOTHILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ACADEMY 20MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ACADEMY 20THE CLASSICAL ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLSMOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLSPRAIRIE HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLSTARVER 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 2SOUTHERN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
BOULDER VALLEY RE 2SUPERIOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BUENA VISTA R-31BUENA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
CHARTER SCHOOL INSTITUTETHE VANGUARD SCHOOL (HIGH)
CHERRY CREEK 5ANTELOPE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5BELLEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5CANYON CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5COTTONWOOD CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5DRY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5FOX HOLLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5GREENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5HIGH PLAINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CHERRY CREEK 5INDIAN RIDGE 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
COLORADO SPRINGS 11CHIPETA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DELTA COUNTY 50(J)NORTH FORK MONTESSORI SCHOOL
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 1DSST: STAPLETON HIGH SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1GIRLS ATHLETIC LEADERSHIP SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1GREEN VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1MC KINLEY-THATCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1MONTCLAIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1PALMER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1POLARIS AT EBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1SLAVENS K-8 SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1STECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DENVER COUNTY 1UNIVERSITY PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1ACRES GREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1COPPER MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1CORE KNOWLEDGE CHARTER SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1COUGAR RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1FLAGSTONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1HIGHLANDS RANCH HIGH SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1LONE TREE ELEMENTARY
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1NORTHRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1REDSTONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1SADDLE RANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1SOARING HAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1STONE MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY
DURANGO 9-RFORT LEWIS MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EAGLE COUNTY RE 50EAGLE VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
EAGLE COUNTY RE 50EDWARDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EAGLE COUNTY RE 50GYPSUM CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL
EAST GRAND 2FRASER VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
GARFIELD 16GRAND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
GARFIELD RE-2GRAHAM MESA ELEMENTARY 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-1EDGEWATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1ELK CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1FAIRMOUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1GREEN GABLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1MEIKLEJOHN ELEMENTARY
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1PARMALEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1PECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1RED ROCKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1RYAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1SHELTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1STEIN 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 6RUNYON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
MAPLETON 1ADVENTURE ELEMENTARY
MESA COUNTY VALLEY 51APPLETON 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-1HARRIS BILINGUAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1LIBERTY COMMON CHARTER SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1LOPEZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1O'DEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1TRAUT CORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1WELLINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1WERNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
POUDRE R-1ZACH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
PUEBLO COUNTY 70CEDAR RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
RIDGWAY R-2RIDGWAY HIGH SCHOOL
ROARING FORK RE-1BASALT MIDDLE SCHOOL
SALIDA R-32LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SILVERTON 1SILVERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
SPRINGFIELD RE-4SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JALTONA MIDDLE SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JBLUE MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JERIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JLYONS MIDDLE/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JMEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JNIWOT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ST VRAIN VALLEY RE 1JWESTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS RE-2STEAMBOAT SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL
SUMMIT RE-1BRECKENRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SUMMIT RE-1DILLON VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
THOMPSON R2-JBERTHOUD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
THOMPSON R2-JCOYOTE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
THOMPSON R2-JIVY STOCKWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
WIGGINS RE-50(J)WIGGINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

 

Contact Information:

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

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