St. Vrain Valley School District is the educational home of more than 27,000 of Colorado’s students. The ninth largest school district in the state, St. Vrain Valley operates 49 schools that are spread over 411 square miles. The makeup of the schools include: 26 Elementary, 9 Middle, 1 Middle/Senior, 7 High, 2 Alternative, and 6 Charter.
Located approximately 30 miles north of Denver, the District is geographically diverse. Its physical boundaries extend from the Continental Divide into the plains of Colorado. Adding to its scenic setting are historic downtown Longmont and the backdrop of Rocky Mountain National Park and Longs Peak.
There are 13 different communities that makeup St. Vrain Valley School District: eastern Boulder, Broomfield, Dacono, Erie, Firestone, Frederick, Hygiene, Longmont, Lyons, Mead, Niwot, Peaceful Valley, and Raymond. Parts of Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer, and Weld Counties fall within its boundaries.
Students & Academics
The focus placed on student success is reflected through positive academic trends. Overall CSAP scores have increased on 89% of tests given over the last four years, 96% of District targets have been met in student achievement, the graduation rate for high school students is 86.6%, and 28% of all juniors and seniors took at least one advanced placement (AP) course.
The following categorized statistics are provided to give an overview of the District's students and their academic accomplishments.
|Population By School & Grade|
|2009-2010 General Statistics|
|Dropout Rate (Males, traditional schools only)||1.0%|
|Dropout Rate (Females, traditional schools only)||0.7%|
|Dropout Rate (Males, including Alternative Schools)||2.6%|
|Dropout Rate (Females, including Alternative Schools)||2.1%|
|2009-2010 Student Ethnicity|
|Asian or Pacific Islander||3.89%|
|2009-2010 Student Statistics|
|Free & Reduced Lunches||32.66%|
|English Language Learners||17.00%|
|Gifted & Talented||5.49%|
|2009-2010 Student Enrollment|
|2009-2010 Average Class Size|
|2009 College Entrance Exam Scores|
Teachers & Staff
Supporting the efforts of students is a team of dedicated teachers, counselors, administrators, and support staff. Each teacher and employee plays a critical role in the success of the District's students.
The following categorized statistics are provided to give an overview of the District's teachers and staff.
|2008-2009 Teacher Breakdown|
|Hold Masters or Doctorate degrees||52%|
|Classes taught by "highly qualified" teachers||99.72%|
|2009-2010 Employee Profile|
Financial & Operations
The District is dedicated to establishing St. Vrain as a school district known for quality, in both education practices and business operations.
The following categorized statistics are provided to give an overview of the District's funding and operations.
|How St. Vrain Schools Are Funded|
|Other local revenue||2.95%|
|Other State revenue||2.95%|
|Vehicle ownership taxes||3.45%|
|Mill levy override||8.83%|
|How Money Is Spent (2009-2010)|
|2009-2010 District Transportation|
|Miles Traveled Annually (average)||1.6 million|
|Number of Buses||118|
Additional District Information
For additional information, please contact the Department of Communications at (303) 682 - 7213.
|St. Vrain Valley School District • 395 S Pratt Pkwy • Longmont, CO 80501 (303) 776 - 6200|