Where the Schools Get High Marks
Douglas County School District
From top rankings in reading, math and writing, to dedicated teaching staffs and a commitment to helping each and every student achieve his or her best, the Douglas County Schools are the perfect place to get your kids off to a great start.
Stone Mountain Elementary School (K-6 grades)
10625 Weathersfield Way • Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone (303) 387-7525 • Fax (303) 387-7527
- Over 94% of students are proficient or advanced in Math
- Top 10% Ranking of Colorado schools in Reading, top 4% in Math
and top 3% in Writing
- 88% of staff members hold Master’s degrees
- Circle Values: Caring – Improving – Respecting – Cooperating –
Learning – Everyday.
Ranch View Middle School (7-8 grades)
1731 W. Wildcat Reserve Parkway • Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone (303) 387-2300 • Fax (303) 387-2301
- International Baccalaureate World School candidate
- “Leaders of the Pack” student Leadership Group for RVMS
- Rated at “Performance” plan status – CO Dept. of Education highest level rating
- Real-World Experts – RVMS Teachers hold degrees in Engineering, Technology, Business, Construction, Marketing as well as Education.
ThunderRidge High School (9 – 12 grades)
1991 Wildcat Reserve Parkway • Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone (303) 387-2000 • Fax (303) 387-2001
- National Recognition: Top 3% of high schools in the nation as per Newsweek-2009 and Washington Post-2011, National Merit Scholars, AP Scholars and IB Diploma Recipients
- Scholastic Excellence: Maintain a 94% graduation rate, rising ACT scores six years in a row, 21st Century Learning, 30 perfect ACT scores (2011)
- Highly Educated Staff: 70% with a Master’s or Doctorate degree
- School Involvement: 86% of students participate in one or more school extracurricular athletics and activities, parent volunteer hours exceeds 11,000 a year, School Accountability Committee, 83% of teachers are involved in leadership and extracurricular
- Rigorous Academics: Many graduates attend Forbes Top 100 colleges, 91% pass rate on IB exams, 44 AP scholars (2010/2011)
- ThunderRidge High School received John Irwin School of Excellence Award for demonstrating excellent academic achievement.