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Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education
Welcome to the Cherry Creek School District, where we are constantly expanding our vision of excellence to ensure that each and every one of our more than 54,500 students is prepared for success in the world that awaits them.

Kindergarteners in the class of 2029 will face a world that looks much different from the one our graduating seniors will enter in 2017. That’s why the Cherry Creek School District is focused on innovation, relevancy and real-world experiences. We are emphasizing the skills students will need in the jobs of the future: communication, critical thinking, adaptability and teamwork. We have strengthened our graduation requirements and are expanding our career and technical education opportunities to multiply the pathways students have to both college and careers.

These steps enhance the educational excellence that already exists in Cherry Creek Schools. We take pride in our safe neighborhood schools, outstanding classroom teachers and programs that meet students’ individual needs. Our programs include Advanced Academic Services for advanced and gifted learners, Special Education for students with special needs and Language Supports and Services for our English language learners. We also offer AVID, Honors, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs to help all of our students excel academically.

In addition, students in Cherry Creek Schools can take part in nationally recognized programs in the arts, athletics and activities. Those opportunities allow students to have fun, make friends, discover and develop new talents and contribute to their community.  

The Cherry Creek School District is the second-largest employer in Arapahoe County and is #92 on the Forbes list of 500 of America’s Best Large Employers. We are ranked the highest of just seven Colorado organizations to make the list and we are the only school district in Colorado to be selected.

We know that strong schools contribute to strong property values and strong communities.  We will continue to strengthen the excellence that is Cherry Creek Schools so we can fulfill our mission, “To inspire every student to think, to learn, to achieve, to care.”

Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education
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Cherry Creek School District No. 5 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission to its programs, services or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. The Cherry Creek School District No. 5 also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance officer: District Compliance Officer or directly to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region VIII, Federal Office Building 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite #310, Denver, CO 80204.

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